Husband, wife held in Kolkata for raping, blackmailing woman in Mumbai

  • | Sunday | 23rd January, 2022

Kolkata, Jan 22 (PTI) A couple was arrested from a hotel here on Saturday for allegedly being involved in raping a woman in Mumbai and squeezing over Rs one crore from her through blackmail, police said. On a complaint by the woman in Maharashtra, a joint team of police personnel from the two cities raided the hotel in New Market area of the eastern metropolis and apprehended a man and his wife, a senior officer said. "The couple fled Mumbai after the woman complained with Nagpara Police Station in Maharashtra, alleging that the man raped her while his wife videographed it. The incident first happened in 2015 and since then, they threatened her to leak the video," he explained. She also accused the couple of blackmailing her and squeezing Rs one crore, the officer said. The man and his wife will be taken to Mumbai on transit remand, he added. PTI SCH BDC BDC

If You Like This Story, Support NYOOOZ



Your support to NYOOOZ will help us to continue create and publish news for and from smaller cities, which also need equal voice as much as citizens living in bigger cities have through mainstream media organizations.

Stay updated with all the Kolkata Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.

Related Articles