Woman held for ‘blackmailing’ MLA Hemant Katare

BHOPAL: A woman student of journalism was trapped and nabbed by crime branch while allegedly extorting Rs 5 lakh from Congress MLA Hemant Katare at Rachna Nagar on Wednesday.
She had allegedly threatened to frame Katare in a false rape case, and demanded Rs 2 crore. Police said the accused had been threatening Katare for the last few days on different mediums. A case of blackmailing was registered against her on a complaint by the MLA.