Gangsters using selfie to extort ransom from victims in Bihar!
Gangsters in Bihar are taking full advantage of the latest advancements in the digital era, as per a media report.
Patna: Gangsters in Bihar are taking full advantage of the latest advancements in the digital era, as per a media report.
According to a report in Mail Today, an extortionists' gang operating in Darbhanga sent a selfie of their kingpin and other members, brandishing sophisticated weapons so that they could scare their victims while demanding ransom.
The report said that weapons such as carbines, pistols and bombs was sent to a school teacher, Shyam Kumar Rai, who resides in Navtolia village, through WhatsApp.
Rai also a phone call from gangster Naveen Singh who asked him to cough up Rs 5 lakh.
To drive home his point, Singh forwarded a few selfies of himself and his gangster boss Raju Dhakal.
They were carrying a pistol, bomb and carbine in their hands in the photos.
Shyam then registered a police complaint in the matter and the Darbhanga police is said to have arrested Naveen along with his driver Sukhdev Rai.
The mobile phone used to send the pictures was also seized.