Pune – An 18-year-old girl and her 40 year-old accomplice have been arrested by Pune rural police for allegedly blackmailing her professor to pay Rs 30 lakhs. The girl had threatened to upload their photos, videos which were clicked after assaulting the professor at her home.
According to the Local Crime Branch (LCB) which arrested the duo, on June 1, the girl who is a former student of the professor had called him at her house for some work. Once the professor reached there, the girl and her accomplice beat him badly with sticks. They forced him to take off his clothes and the girl then posed with him to get their photos clicked and videos recorded.
“The accused persons demanded Rs 30 lakhs for not circulating the photos. The professor paid Rs nine lakhs as first installment. After that he approached police. Accordingly, we laid a trap and nabbed them when them came to collect remaining amount in the college in Talegaon. We have recovered Rs 6.2 lakhs cash from their possession”, said inspector Dayanand Gawde of LCB.
The 40-year-old accused stays in ipmarket Woods society in Kalyaninagar while the 18-year-old girl stays in Pimpri. They have been handed over to Talegaon police station for further investigation. A case of extortion, assault, insult, intimidation has been registered.