Third accused arrested in sextortion case: J-K Police

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SRINAGAR — Srinagar Police on Saturday arrested the third accused in the sextortion case in which a university student was sedated, raped, blackmailed and trafficked by a self-proclaimed journalist.

Srinagar Police on its official Twitter handle, as per the news agency KNO, informed that the arrested accused was an associate of Nadeem Nadu and is working in PHE department.

“Third accused arrested in rape, blackmailing and extortion case namely Showkat Ahmad Ragoo son of Mohd Khalil Ragoo, resident of Anantnag. He is an associate of Nadeem Nadu and works in the PHE department. Two self-styled journalists have already been arrested in this case,” a police spokesman said.

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Earlier, two self-styled journalists—Nadeem Nadu and Salman Shah—were arrested by Srinagar Police following a complaint by the girl.

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