Delhi: Couple arrested for allegedly extorting money from employer
A 33-year-old man, Ravi, and his wife, Anju (30), residents of Sultanpur Dabas have been arrested for allegedly extorting money from his employer in Delhi's Rohini area, police said on Monday. "A woman from an NGO filed a complaint against Ravi, who works as a driver, and claimed that he recorded her videos while she was in a car with her colleague," said police.
Ravi threatened to upload clips on social media
Ravi sent her the clips and asked for money in order to delete the videos. He threatened her that if she failed to give him Rs. 80,000, he will upload the clips on social media, a senior police officer mentioned. She discussed it with her male colleague and gave Rs. 80,000 to him for deleting the video clips, added police.
Later, Anju started blackmailing the complainant
Ravi deleted the clips in their presence, but later told them that his wife wanted to share the videos on social media, the officer said. Anju threatened the complainant on phone, demanded Rs. 5,00,000 for not uploading the clips on social media. The complainant recorded the conversation and lodged a complaint at South Rohini Police Station, mentioned Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) Pranav Tayal.
Rs. 31,000 cash and two mobile phones recovered in raids
The police conducted a raid at Sultanpur Dabas village and arrested the duo. The police also recovered Rs 31,000 cash and two mobile phones which had the videos of the complainant, Tayal said. Ravi's bike was stolen, so he decided to purchase a new one after extorting money from the complainant with whom he has been working for the last three years, police added.