- Alleged aide of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim wanted in high-profile case booked
- Riyaz Bhati, wanted in an extortion case in which co-accused include ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir
- Bhati trapped the businessman and extorted Rs 25 lakh after making a video of him
An alleged aide of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim wanted in a high-profile case has been booked for extortion by Versova police in Mumbai for taking money from a businessman after making an objectionable video of the latter.
Riyaz Bhati, wanted in an extortion case registered on July 23, in which the co-accused include former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh and dismissed API Sachin Waze, has been booked in a fresh case on the complaint of a businessman, an official said on Sunday.
As per the businessman's complaint, Bhati trapped him and extorted Rs 25 lakh after making a video of him in an objectionable state with a woman.
"The complainant has said he paid Rs 25 lakh from two accounts. We have registered a case against Bhati under section 384 of IPC for extortion," the Versova police station official said.