Police have arrested a 40-year-old lady on costs of extortion and blackmailing individuals and seized a country-made pistol and 15 dwell rounds from her possession in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhind metropolis, an official stated on Sunday.
The police had obtained complaints that Kusum Bhadoria, who labored in some small media organisations, was blackmailing individuals and extorting cash, Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar Singh advised PTI.
Based on the complaints, the police raided her residence in Yadunath Nagar right here on (*15*) night, Bhind police ladies cell in-charge sub-inspector Ratna Jain stated.
A rustic-made pistol and 15 dwell rounds have been recovered from her residence the place she was residing alone, the official stated.
The police additionally recovered identification playing cards of some small newspapers with which the accused had labored and seals of a number of authorities departments, she stated.
As per an preliminary investigation into the matter, the lady allegedly used to make obtainable arms and ammunition to individuals who wished weapons, the police stated.
She additionally used to make advice letters with authorities seals for jobs to unemployed individuals who approached her, they stated.
The lady is being questioned, the police stated, including that she has been booked beneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with 420 (dishonest), and the Arms Act., and the Arms Act.
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