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The Anti-Extortion Cell of Nagpur Police arrested a 27-year-old youth for blackmailing the Chief Fire Officer (CFO) of Nagpur Municipal Corporation. It is being told that the accused had taken personal photographs and videos of the CFO, in return for which he was demanding one crore rupees.
The accused belongs to Chhattisgarh
Police said that the accused was identified as Amit Soni. He is a resident of Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh. His wife was also helping in carrying out this incident, due to which a case has been registered against him as well. Police said that the officer whom the accused was blackmailing is his relative.
The accused had laid the trap like this
Police said that accused Amit had contacted the CFO. Amit told the CFO that he had photographs and videos that the CFO had sent to his wife. Amit said that if he wants that these photos and videos should not be sent to the family and friends of the CFO, then he should give one crore rupees.
The agreement was done for 70 lakhs
It is being told that an agreement was also reached between Amit and the CFO regarding this matter. The CFO was ready to pay him Rs 70 lakh and had also agreed to pay Rs 28 lakh as the first installment. However, he got upset with Amit’s repeated blackmails and informed the crime branch about the matter. The police arrested Amit when he was taking money from the CFO. Police have started investigation by registering a case against Amit and his wife.