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Four arrested for running honey-trap racket in Ghaziabad

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

A honey-trap racket was today busted with the arrest of four people, including two women, for allegedly blackmailing people by threatening to register false cases against them, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, police arrested the accused from the Kala Patthar road area in Indirapuram, of Police (City) said.

During interrogation, they confessed that they had threatened a well-known person of filing a false case against him if he did not pay Rs 25 lakh to them, he said.

They extorted money from more than a dozen people using the modus operandi, the SP said.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 01:30 IST