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3 held for trying to extort money from businessman to settle gang-rape case: Police

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Three persons, including Mohit Goel, a partner of Noida-based company Ringing Bells, which had announced at a price of Rs 251, were arrested today for allegedly trying to extort money from a to "settle a gang-case", police said.

On March 6, a case was lodged in Alwar district of on the basis of a complaint from a woman, wherein she had alleged that she was raped by five

The woman had alleged that she was called to attend an event at a hotel, where she was raped by the five.

The police had subsequently arrested all the five accused.

"The police have arrested three members of a gang, who were trying to extort money to settle a case registered by one of them against the brother of the complainant and others in Rajasthan," of said.

She added that the names of the other arrested persons, apart from Goel, would be revealed after the role of each one of them was ascertained.

A complaint was received at the station against a gang for allegedly extorting money. The gang had allegedly demanded Rs 5 crore from the for settling the case.

Today, the "victim", along with others, arrived at the businessman's office to take the money. They were nabbed from the spot.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 00:15 IST