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MP honey-trap case: Accused Shweta Vijay Jain to be questioned by the I-T dept

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Key accused in the honey trape case, Shweta Vijay Jain was on Monday brought here from Indore jail for questioning by the Income Tax department.

A total of six persons, including five women and a man, were arrested in connection with the case.

A special investigation team (SIT) of the Madhya Pradesh police is probing the matter. They have also carried out raids and confiscated electronics gadgets, laptops, and Pendrive from the accused persons' possession

The scandal had rocked the state and snowballed into a political controversy.

The matter came to light after an Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) engineer filed a complaint alleging that two women were blackmailing him by threatening to make some objectionable videos viral. The engineer was later suspended from the service by the IMC.

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First Published: Mon, January 13 2020. 17:47 IST