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Thane: Man arrested for ‘blackmailing’ girl

September 03, 2018 3:47 am

The girl approached the police last week after the accused demanded Rs 50,000 from her, the police said. “The man had been blackmailing her for some time. She allegedly paid him Rs 5,000 twice,” the officer said.

Private detective held for blackmailing south Mumbai-based builder: Police

August 06, 2018 3:16 am

“Even as the duo continued to stay in touch, the complainant was contacted in May by Pothiawala, who warned him to stay away from the woman and threatened to tell his wife about the alleged extramarital relationship,” said a Crime Branch official.

Kerala government to amend law to prevent blackmailing   

January 25, 2018 7:20 pm

Kerala High Court had earlier directed the state government to consider the amendments in IPC in this regard while disposing a public interest petition in 2009. Tamil Nadu and Odisha have already brought out similar amendments in IPC, the release said.

Minor girl allegedly raped in Rajasthan, act filmed to extort money

January 31, 2015 5:31 pm

Besides, sections 376, 384, 120B pf the IPC, POCSO Act has also been imposed.

Youth held for extortion

August 12, 2011 4:29 am

Mohali police on Wednesday arrested a 24-year old-youth for allegedly blackmailing a girl.

Around Town

August 01, 2011 1:43 am

District Courts on Sunday sent Gaurav Garg,who was allegedly impersonating a reporter,to one-day police custody.

Sex tape: News studio sealed,staffers held for blackmail

December 18, 2010 4:55 am

Palanpur police on Friday sealed a local cable news studio,News Point,after its cameraman Devendra Trivedi and reporter Haresh Thakor along with two others were allegedly found to be involved in an act of blackmail after forcing a man into having sex with a girl and then filming it.

Blackmailers held in Zirakpur,Rs 3 lakh recovered

August 24, 2009 1:45 am

The zirakpur police on Sunday arrested cousins Purshottam Verma and Sunil Verma,who were booked last week for blackmailing their landlord,a Delhi-based businessman.

Spy camera blows the lid off blackmailing bid

July 25, 2009 12:06 am

The Bhosari police arrested a local “worker” of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena party Jyotsna Prashant Khandagale (36)...

5 arrested for blackmailing Sassoon employee

March 28, 2009 1:00 am

The Anti Extortion Cell of the Pune police crime branch on Friday nabbed a gang of five youths who allegedly blackmailed a clerk at Sassoon general hospital and demanded Rs 25 lakh from him.