Couple including three associates arrested by CCB for honey trapping businessman demanding ransom

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

The CCB officials on Saturday arrested a couple and three of their associates for honey trapping a businessman for ransom.

The accused have been identified as Kaleem his wife Saba,Obaid, Rakheem and Atiq.

The prime accused Kaleem,befriended the victim last month and introduced his wife claiming that she is widow and needed help.

After couple of meetings the woman as per the plan lured the victim and they decided to meet at a hotel in Rajajinagar.

While the woman and the businessman at the hotel room the other accused barged into the room,created ruckus and robbed cash Rs.4,000 from the victim and demanded Rs.6 lakh to let him go.

The accused threatened to inform his family members and also file a complaint against him with the police.

Scared victim called his relatives to arrange the money and bring it to the hotel .

Suspecting something fishy, the relatives filed a complaint.

Based on the complaint, the CCB officials raided the hotel and arrested the accused .

The police have taken the accused into custody and further investigating to ascertain their criminal background.