Chennai police on Thursday captured a 21-year-old youth for professedly blackmailing resources and money to the tune of Rs 8 lakh from his ex-young lady companion contemplating in a building school by debilitating to transfer her transformed profane pictures on the web and other online networking stages.
Police captured Amalesh, a local of Cuddalore working in Valasaravakkam in the wake of completing his confirmation in building and three of his companions named Gokul, Rudra and Michael. Amalesh and three of his companions had leased a room in Valasaravakkam and were remaining together.
Amalesh interacted with the school young lady through Facebook. Police said Amalesh had been a companion of the young lady, hailing from West Saidapet, since 2014. Subsequent to coming into contact by means of Facebook, they began to look all starry eyed at.
“The two were likewise attempting to get a break in silver screen. The young lady had taken many selfies and different photographs with Amalesh, as he was her sweetheart. After their relationship went bad a year back, Amalesh began debilitating her with transformed photos. He disclosed to her he would transfer them on long range interpersonal communication destinations and furthermore course them in WhatsApp gatherings. His companions too had gone along with him in undermining the young lady and blackmailing cash and resources from her. She attempted to quiet him by giving him an iPhone and portable PCs among others things. She had likewise given him cash each month to keep him in amiableness. Yet, with his requests beginning to build, she drew nearer Kumaran Nagar police.
Police appraise that the suspects had blackmailed money and articles worth about Rs 8 lakh from her. The four have been reserved under segment 120 (B) (Punishment of criminal connivance), 384 (coercion), 506 (i) (criminal terrorizing) and area 4 of Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Harassment of Women Act.