New Delhi: Widening its probe into the alleged honey-trap case involving BJP MP KC Patel, the Delhi Police had taken the father and the younger brother of the accused woman into custody.
According to ANI, their were taken into custody on Thursday evening.
Earlier this week, the Delhi Police had arrested the accused woman from her residence for questioning.
The woman was arrested following a complaint by KC Patel in which he alleged that he was honey-trapped and filmed in an objectionable position after being given a spiked drink.
Patel alleged that the woman and her gang threatened to leak the video clips online if she was not paid Rs 5 crore, police said.
The woman has also approached a Delhi court alleging that she was raped by the MP.
In his complaint to Delhi Police Commissioner, Amulya Patnaik, Patel alleged that the gang was being operated by the woman, who took him to her house in Ghaziabad.
A case was registered against the woman and her gang in North Avenue police station on Saturday.
The woman, who had also approached a Delhi court, has accused Patel of raping her at his official residence on March 3. She alleged that she was raped on several other occasions in various places by Patel, the officer added.
She claimed that she approached Delhi Police but it refused to register her FIR.
Denying allegations, Patel said, "These are all false allegations against me. I have full faith in the law. I will cooperate in the investigation with police."
The police have registered a case of extortion against the woman and her gang.
With ANI input