CHITWAN — A man, who had been blackmailing a woman by making her obscene videos using her photos, and threatening to post them on social networking site Facebook, has landed in police net.
Police arrested Tirtha Sapkota alias Subin KC of Kawasoti, Nawalparasi currently living in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-12 from local Hakim Chok on Tuesday on the charge of blackmailing women and extorting money from them, Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabhu Prasad Dhakal said.
DSP Dhakal said that preliminary investigation by police revealed that Sapkota had blackmailed and extorted Rs 50,000 from a woman, a resident of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-12.
He blackmailed the woman using different phone numbers demanding Rs 300 thousand threatening her that he would upload her obscene photos and videos on the social media.
Sapkota was arrested after the victim woman reported this to police.Follow @gorkhapost
34 people involved in sex trade arrested
KATHMANDU — Metropolitan Police Circle Gongabu has arrested 34 people involved in sex trade.
During a joint operation held last night at Deepjyoti and Mitranagar area in Gongabu, law enforcement officers raided restaurants running as a cover for sex trade, sale of contraband drugs and gambling. Among the arrested 19 are men and 15 women.
Circle’s Chief Pratap Poudel said the operation is part of a broader plan of making the Naya Bus Park area a controlled sector for human trafficking and sex trade.
He added that further investigation is being launched with police planning to file cases against 12 of the arrestees.Follow @gorkhapost