Police arrests extortionist for harassing Baramulla girl
Srinagar: Police have arrested an extortionist for blackmailing and threatening a girl in Baramulla, a police spokesman said Thursday.
He said that police received a written complaint from a person stating there in that his daughter is being continuously blackmailed and threatened by an unknown caller since long and has caused his daughter severe distress. Moreover, he has extorted handsome money from his daughter but when the situation got worsened, she disclosed whole story to him.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation was initiated.
During the course of investigation, a police party led by IC PP Delina under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla, arrested the extortionist identified as Owais Rashid Bhat @Zaidaan @Sahabaa son of Abdul Rashid Bhat resident of Chitloora Rafiabad Sopore. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Further investigation of the case is going on.
Police urges women to come forward with any kind of grievances and we assure them that their safety and security will be ensured, the spokesman added.