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J&K: Woman ‘Extortionist’ Posing As An Aide Of Police Held

J&K: Woman ‘Extortionist’ Posing As An Aide Of Police Held
Jammu and Kashmir Bank

Shopian, Sep 19: Police have arrested a woman namely Mehbooba Akhtar, who extorted money from people by posing as a close aide of the police in Shopian district.

The lady was pretending to be close to police in Shopian and in lieu of getting the persons, who are brought in for questioning under preventive detention by police, released & she extorted huge amount of money from a few families in Shopian.

She was assisted by another person namely Ghulam Hassain Shah in this fraud.

In this regard, case under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police station Shopian and Investigation has been taken up.

Police was able to recover 2.5 lakh rupees from her possession.

Further recovery is expected. SSP Shopian, Tanushree has said that extortion is a form of blackmail and made it clear to the public that they should not fall prey to any such blackmailer. 


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