Crime and Accident

Gang involved in extortion cases busted in Rajasthan

Gang involved in extortion cases busted in Rajasthan

Jaipur: An inter-state gang which allegedly extorted over Rs 15 crore from people by filming their obscene videos has been busted by Special Operations Group of Rajasthan Police with the arrest of two of its members.

The gang members, Akshat Sharma (31) and Sonu Sharma (30) have been arrested whereas the alleged kingpin, Navin Devani and other gang members Nitesh Bandu, Akshat Paota and others are absconding, IG SOG Dinesh MN said.

The gang allegedly used to threat people by filming their obscene videos only to blackmail and extort money from them.

“Devani and others used to target rich people of the city.

The woman members of the gang used to befriend them and make intimate videos only to blackmail them later,” he said.

A victim of this gang who was in a 75 day custody for a rape case approached the SOG following which the matter was investigated and the gang members arrested.

“They have extorted about 15 crore by blackmailing people.

Advocates and some other people are also a part of the gang, he said, adding efforts are on to nab the other gang members.