Cuttack: Commissionerate Police today arrested another girlfriend of arrested gangster Md Sakil for her involvement in extortion bid from a city-based businessman.
According to reports, the arrested woman had demanded Rs 10 lakh extortion from a businessman of Dargha Bazaar area. On the basis of the complaint, Dargha Bazaar Police arrested the woman today. Reportedly, she is being interrogated by the cops at an undisclosed location.
It may be mentioned here that, the police had arrested Nasreen Khan, the girlfriend of dreaded gangster Md Sakil, in Cuttack two days ago. She has been charged with aiding gangster Sakil, who has been lodged in Choudwar Circle Jail, to run his criminal activities from inside the jail.
The police said, Nasreen was found to be involved in preparing blueprints of several criminal activities in connivance with his boyfriend Md Sakil, who she used to meet at the jail on regular intervals.
The matter came to the fore after a businessman alleged that he received a video call from Md Sakil on WhatsApp. During the investigation, it was learned that Sakil’s girlfriend used to collect numbers of businessmen and wealthy persons for him.
A few days ago, Md Sakil had allegedly demanded Rs 10 lakh from the owner of Anand Sports, Yogesh Agarwal, through video call on WhatsApp from inside the jail. Sakil even threatened to terminate him, if he fails to pay the amount. Following a complaint, police swung into action and nabbed five of his associates. During further investigation, it was learned that Sakil’s girlfriend was running the crime syndicate. She was the one providing illegal arms to Sakil’s aides and also providing mobilephone to Sakil in jail.