According to a report, a group of goons in Darbhanga district of Bihar, sent a selfie of their kingpin and other members, brandishing sophisticated weapons so that they could scare their victims while demanding ransom.
A teacher identified as Shyam Kumar Rai, a resident of Navtolia village received pictures of weapons such as carbines, pistols and bombs through WhatsApp, reported the Daily Mail.
He also received a phone call from gangster Naveen Singh demanding a ransom of Rs5 lakh.
Police took action after a complaint was filed. Police is said to have arrested Naveen along with his driver Sukhdev Rai. The mobile phone used to send the pictures has also been seized.