Man encounters blackmail after stripping online for ‘girl’
Mumbai: Pretending to be a girl, a 24-year-old MBA who chatted online with another man asked him to dance nude, recorded the act and used the clip to blackmail him.
The police said the accused, Nikhil Lala, saved the clip on his laptop and threatened to send the images to the victim’s wife if he did not give him Rs 80,000.
The property cell of the city police arrested Lala from his office in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. Inspector Nandkumar Gopale of the property cell said the complainant was a 33-year-old married man living in Central Mumbai. “In January, the victim came began chatting to a person who claimed to be an unmarried woman,” Gopale said. “One day, the ‘girl’ asked the complainant that she wanted to see him nude. Later the complainant was blackmailed.”