Honey trap, PSI nabbed by Ahmedabad crime branch | Ahmedabad News – NN NEWS

Honey trap, PSI nabbed by Ahmedabad crime branch | Ahmedabad News – NN NEWS

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AHMEDABAD: City crime branch on Saturday arrested a suspended sub-inspector who was a close aide of former woman police inspector for allegedly helping a gang in extorting money from at least five traders by threatening to implicate them in fake rape cases.
The accused identified as police subinspector G K Brahmbhatt worked with the main accused of the case, inspector Geeta Pathan.
With Brahmbhatt’s arrest, three cops, including Pathan and a woman head constable Sharda Khant, have been arrested in the case.
This case came to the light when the city crime branch had on May13 arrested Pathan. After her arrest, she tried to commit suicide by consuming sanitizer. According to the cops, it was at the behest of Pathan that the fake complaints were filed at her police station.
As crime branch was approached with complaints with similar nature and same complaint content, they inquired into it and found that Pathan and his aides were extorting businessmen by threatening them to book in false rape and molestation cases.
Crime branch cops said that Brahmbhatt and Khant along with another accused used to scare the traders that if a complaint of rape and POCSO (protection of children against sexual offences) has been filed against them, they would spend their entire life in jail.
Many traders scared with their threats and paid them in lakhs, said crime branch officers.
The other gang members had made fake social media profiles through which they contacted the traders, called them in hotel room, and later threatened them to book in rape case.

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