BENGALURU: The Suddaguntepalya police have arrested one woman and three men in connection with a honeytrap case on Sunday. The arrested are Zahid, Muthahir and Farhan, members of a gang.
Dilip Kumar, a resident of Suddaguntepalya, recently received a text message and after finding out that it was from a young girl, he started to text her regularly. After some days, they decided to meet at a private hotel in Electronics City. As they met and started talking, three men entered the room, started making videos and demanded money from Dilip.
The gang extorted Dilip of an iPhone, about Rs 60,000 in cash, and the keys to his car after threatening to release an obscene video.
Dilip later filed a complaint with the police. After a preliminary probe, the police busted the gang and arrested the accused. The investigation revealed that the gang had extorted many more people by luring them into honeytraps.