Delhi police on Friday busted two homosexual sextortion rackets lively in South-East Delhi and arrested 4 individuals who allegedly used to entice victims by way of a homosexual courting app.
Police recovered two cell phones allegedly used within the offence from the possession of the accused.
District Commissioner of Police (Southeast), Rajesh Deo stated that the accused used the ‘Grindr’ app to entice the victims.
“Two homosexual sextortion rackets lively within the southeast district have been busted. Four accused have been arrested,” DCP Deo added.
“The victims, on account of concern of stigma, surrendered to the unlawful calls for of the accused individuals and transferred the extorted cash to accounts of accused individuals,” the official stated.
He additional added that three accused have been arrested on the premise of the transaction path.
In the primary case, police registered a case below related sections of Indian Penal Code, at Amar Colony Police Station after receiving a criticism and began an investigation.
“Two criminals recognized as Arun Kumar (22), a resident of Gali No. 6 Looni-2, Ghaziabad and Vishal Kohli (24), a resident of Gali No. 5, Loni-2, Ghaziabad have been arrested inside 4-5 hours of the operation,” police stated.
Police stated that Rajesh Kumar (42), a resident of Sahabad Diary, Delhi was additionally arrested throughout the course of the investigation.
Regarding the second incident, the police began an investigation after receiving a criticism.
During the investigation, accused Anuj alias Banda (21), a resident of House No. 138, Sarita Vihar, was arrested.
Further investigations are underway.
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