Rajasthan man blackmailed woman judge with morphed photos, demanded Rs 20 lakh: Police
A man in his early 20s reportedly blackmailed a woman judge with morphed photos of her in Rajasthan’s Jaipur and threatened to circulate the pictures if she didn’t pay him Rs 20 lakh.
According to the police, the accused, who has now been identified, downloaded the judge’s pictures from her social media handle, morphed them and sent the photos to her chambers in the court as well as her house.
The woman judge, whose name was not disclosed for privacy reasons, filed a complaint at the Sadar police station in Jaipur, said an official, adding that an FIR in this regard was registered on February 28, however no arrests have been made so far.
He said the man has been identified and police has launched a hunt to track him down.
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In her complaint, the woman judge said that she received a parcel on February 7 from her stenographer who said it was delivered by a man claiming it was from a children’s school. The man didn’t give his name when asked by the judge stenographer, she said.
The judge revealed that the parcel contained some sweets, morphed obscene photos of her and note from the blackmailer demanding Rs 20 lakh if she didn’t want the pictures to go public.
The blackmailer threatened the judge to be ready with Rs 20 lakh else he will spoil her and her family, adding that he will inform her of the time and place for delivering the money.
As per the FIR, another parcel containing was sent to the judge’s residence 20 days later and the judge decided to lodge an FIR, an official said. He said that the accused, who appeared to be in his 20s was seen delivering the parcel to the judge’s chambers in the CCTV camera footage taken from the court.
A case of extortion and outraging a woman’s modesty has been registered under relevant sections of the law, the official said, adding that man has been and is being traced and further investigation is ongoing.
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