Bulandshahr Police has arrested Nadeem Khan, a journalist associated with News Nation on allegations of extortion.
रिपोर्टर नदीम खान द्वारा दो स्कूल ऑनर कान्ट्रेक्टर से ब्लैकमेल कर 5-5 लाख रुपये की रंगदारी मांगने व अभियुक्त की गिरफ्तारी के संबंध में वरिष्ठ पुलिस अधीक्षक @bulandshahrpol द्वारा दी गई बाइट @dgpup @Uppolice @adgzonemeerut @igrangemeerut @atulofficial201 pic.twitter.com/aG2MgNeWyz
— Bulandshahr Police (@bulandshahrpol) August 2, 2019
In a news byte shared by the Bulandshahr Police, the police has informed that Azad International School’s owner Washik Azad and the contractor Vivek Mittal have alleged that the journalist Nadeem Khan associated with News Nation was blackmailing them and extorting money. He was demanding Rs 5 lakh each as per the police. The police says the the two have also submitted audio and video evidences on basis of which Nadeem was arrested.
A case has been registered under section 386 (Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt), 500 (Punishment for defamation), 504 (Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the Indian Penal Code.