Three persons, including Mohit Goel, a partner of Noida-based company Ringing Bells, which had announced Freedom 251 smartphones at a price of Rs. 251, were arrested today for allegedly trying to extort money from a businessman to “settle a gang-rape case”, Delhi Police said.
Freedom 251 is the same phone about to be launched at Rs 251 with features offered by phones costing Rs 5000 but it was a fraud too
On March 6, a woman registered a complaint at Alwar of Rajsthan where she alleged that she was raped by five businessmen. The woman had alleged that she was called to attend an event at a hotel, where she was raped by the five.
The police had subsequently arrested all the five accused. “The police have arrested three members of a gang, who were trying to extort money to settle a rape case registered by one of them against the brother of the complainant and others in Rajasthan,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-West) Aslam Khan said.
Names of other four persons are not yet revealed by Police .
A complaint was received at the Netaji Subhash Place police station against a gang for allegedly extorting money.
The gang had allegedly demanded Rs. 5 crores from the businessman for settling the case. Today, the “rape victim”, along with others, arrived at the businessman’s office to take the money. They were nabbed from the spot.