Weeks after a 26-year-old lady died by suicide in Borivali (East), police on Wednesday arrested one individual for allegedly extorting a lady and abetting her suicide.
On April 3, the girl had allegedly ended her life by hanging at her house.
The Kasturba Marg police lodged a case when her household filed a criticism three weeks later after discovering that she was being harassed and extorted. The accused was recognized as Sunny Arjun Kushalkar, who threatened her to inform everybody about his relationship along with her and demanded cash from her. “He had demanded Rs 10,000 from her and was blackmailing her,” the elder sister of the deceased lady acknowledged in her assertion to the police.
“He had even as soon as informed her to commit suicide,” stated the girl’s elder sister, who can also be the complainant within the case.
“Primarily based on her household’s criticism, we now have arrested the accused underneath sections 306 (abetment of suicide), 386 (extortion by placing an individual in worry of dying or grievous damage), and 387 (placing an individual in worry of dying or grievous damage, as a way to commit extortion) of the IPC,” stated a police officer.