BJP MLA gets extortion call from Dubai
BJP MLA Anita Lodhi has allegedly received an extortion call demanding Rs 10 lakh, police said.
The MLA from Dibai area told the police that she received six messages demanding the ransom on May 19, they said, adding a case was registered at Indira Puram Police Station.
The sender disclosed his identity as Ali Budesh Bhai from Dubai and threatened to kill her three family members if she failed to arrange the money within three days.
Lodhi said the matter has been brought in the knowledge of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and he has assured her to provide stringent security.
The cyber crime cell is probing the case, SSP Krishna said, adding that security at her residence has been beefed up.