Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Two arrested in Karimganj for extortion

Karimganj : Karimganj Police on Tuesday arrested 2 college going for allegedly blackmailing and extorting money by honey-trapping youths. A case was registered in this regard at Karimganj police station. Karimganj SP Padmanabha Barua said to this website that one male and another female accused have been arrested based on a complaint. “We recovered two numbers to which the accused reportedly called and tried for extortion. We are investigating the cause in detail” SP said. Noteworthy, in the last few days, many people in Karimganj and Silchar have become victims of such traps where they receive a video call from an unknown number. If the call is answered, the person on the other side take a screenshot or screen record and later uses the image for blackmailing. SP said that the accused reportedly blackmailed the complainant to pay some amount. “We are investigating and will recover the amount” he saidm

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