News > Married man held captive, extorted of over Rs 6 lakh by a woman he met on dating app

Married man held captive, extorted of over Rs 6 lakh by a woman he met on dating app

Zee News India | 24/01/2022 08:35 PM | Click to read full article

A 36-year-old married man from Bhayandar in Thane district of Maharashtra was forced to pay the ransom of over Rs 6 lakh after he was held captive by a woman, who had befriended him through a 'dating' app, and her associates, police said on Monday.

An FIR was registered at the Shree Nagar police station on charges of extortion, robbery and other sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) after the victim approached the police this morning, but no arrest is made so.