A woman from Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh has been detained on suspicion of aiding suicide and criminal conspiracy after she allegedly threatened a 25-year-old assistant professor with releasing her modified photos.
As a result, the assistant professor committed himself by jumping in front of a train in Surat on March 16 as a result of the threat The Rander police, during investigation, had found that the woman had downloaded cashmy mobile application on her cellphone to get information about bank loans.
Her cellphone was allegedly hacked and cloned when she downloaded the app.
The police have alleged that Roshan, Abhishek and Saurabh sent the woman her morphed photographs and threatened to make them viral on social media if she did not pay up.
Following this, the deceased paid them Rs 45,000 via various online transactions. Later, during probe, Shaikh’s involvement in the matter came to the fore. Rander police Inspector A S Sonara said, ‘While checking her social media accounts and gmail ID, we found Juhi Shaikh has connection with a person name Zulfikar of Pakistan. She used to transfer money to Zulfikar through crypto currency.’ Shaikh was brought to Surat on Tuesday night after the Rander police took her transit remand from a court in Vijaywada.