Police records show that Sonia Dhawan, her husband Rupak Jain and another Paytm employee, Devendra Kumar, were arrested for allegedly trying to extort Rs 10 crore from Sharma in exchange for stolen company and personal data.
Apart from Sonia, her husband Roopak Jain, and Paytm staffer Devendra Jain were arrested on October 23, after a complaint was filed by Ajay alleging personal data theft and extortion at Sector 20 police station. They were arrested for allegedly trying to extort Rs 10 crore from Vijay.
Three people, including Sonia Dhawan, the Vice-President, are being investigated in the Paytm blackmail case. The police say she conspired to blackmail the company’s founder Vijay Shekhar around two months ago, after he ignored her request for Rs 4 c