Dreaded criminal Shakeel’s another girlfriend arrested
Cuttack: The Commissionerate Police today arrested another girlfriend of dreaded criminal Shakeel, who is currently lodged at Choudwar Jail, on charges of extortion.
Sources said the woman had allegedly demanded Rs 10 lakh as extortion money from a businessman in Buxi Bazar area. Acting on a complaint lodged by the businessman, Dargha Bazar police here arrested her this morning and were interrogating her at an undisclosed location till last reports came in.
Two days ago, the police had arrested Shakeel’s female friend Nashreen for her alleged involvement in two extortion cases. She was nabbed when she was returning from Choudwar jail after visiting Shakeel.
Worth mentioning, Shakeel had demanded Rs 10 lakh from Yogesh Agarwal, owner of Anand Sports, as extortion money through video call a few days ago. He also threatened the latter to kill him if does not give the money. The businessman later lodged a complaint at Dargha Bazar police station, following which the cops arrested five persons, including Shakeel’S aide Tiger.
During interrogation, it was revealed that Nashreen used to meet Shakeel in the jail and both make blueprint for their criminal activities. Later, she shares the plot with other members of the gang to execute the crime and also supplies guns to them.