Gurugram Police arrests an 18-year-old who tried to extort Rs. 12 lakhs from his company's HR Head, inspired by a web series

The boy was in dire need of money for his mother's Cancer treatment and for repaying of dues of over Rs. 7 laks : Gurugram Police

Gurugram Police

New Delhi, December 12

The Gurugram Police arrested an 18-year-old man boy for allegedly threatening the HR head of a company in and demanding Rs 12 lakhs from him. 

The police received a complaint from the HR head of a company in Manesar. 

According to police, the complainant said he received a phone call on December 4 and the caller claimed he had received a contract of Rs 26 lakh to kill him. 

The accused later sent messages to the victim and allegedly threatened to kidnap and kill him and his family and later put in a demand of Rs 12 lakh from the victim.

During his questioning, he told police that his mother is a cancer patient and the family had a debt of Rs 7 lakhs. To repay the debt, he hatched an extortion plan. 

The accused confessed to police that he got the idea from a web series. The accused and his brother work in the same company as the victim. He stole a phone from the locker room from his office and using the phone, he contacted the victim.

The police have booked the accused for extortion and other charges under the IPC. 

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