Noida: Two people, including a woman, were nabbed by the Sector 39 police Wednesday for allegedly honey-trapping a businessman and then duping him of 1 lakh. The money was later recovered by the police.
The suspects were identified as Dhirendra Kumar (35), a labour contractor from Kannauj, and Shivani Gautam (25), a Gurugram resident. Three of their accomplice, including and ex-serviceman and two women, are on the run and a search is on to arrest them. According to police, Dhirendra and one of the two women were known to the victim who is a money lender. Police said in the past, he had given loans to both of them on two ocassion. "On Tuesday night the suspects called him to a farmhouse allegedly owned by the other male suspect in Greater Noida on the pretext of returning the loaned amount. According to the statements of the suspects, they drugged him and then clicked objectionable photos and videos of the victim with a woman. They then blackmailed him and threatned to implicte him in a false rape case and them went on to semand 5 lakh from him. Finally the amount was brough down to 1 lakh. The victim asked his son to bring the money to the farmhouse and he was allowed to go only after they got the money on Wednesday morning. The money was also recovered from the suspects.
The suspects were booked at the Sector 39 police station under sections 384, 388 and 342 of the IPC.
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