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Model threatened with obscene photos; 1 held

According to police, the accused E Ranjith of Tirupur claimed to be the executive manager of a modelling agency (Diksha Jothi) and shared a message on WhatsApp claiming Indian models are required for a UK-based project.

CHENNAI: Cyber crime wing of Chennai police on Tuesday arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly threatening an aspiring model from city with her revealing photographs, which he apparently shared to his friends and also demanded Rs 3 lakh from her. According to police, the accused E Ranjith of Tirupur claimed to be the executive manager of a modelling agency (Diksha Jothi) and shared a message on WhatsApp claiming Indian models are required for a UK-based project. He was arrested and remanded in judicial custody.

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