FB gay blackmailers arrested in Visakha

Gay group attracts people , then blackmails them

Visakha: Visakha Police have arrested five members who have been blackmailing people after trapping them in gay relationship activity through a gay group on Facebook.

Five persons of Visakhapatnam-Mukkala Aditya, Amiruddin Khan, Penta Arunkumar, Ungarala Ravi Raj and Danta Jitesh started a group on FB for gay relationships. The group is called Vizag male to male -only Vizag boys has a membership of 2335 people.

Last month,  a private employee of Visakhapatnam joined the group. Aditya, who also opened a separate personal account on FB, expressed his interest to have gay relationship with him.

Aditya and his friends then went to his hostel room and indulged in gay act with him, They took footage of the act and then started blackmailing him with the videos and photographs. They collected Rs. 2 lakh from him by threatening to upload the videos on social media websites. The victim lodged a police complaint.

Joint Police Commissioner Nagendra told a press conference that Aditya and his friends have resorted to these types of crimes in Gajuvaka, Gopalapatnam and PM Palem areas. Other victims of this fake blackmailer group can contact  the police and their details will be kept secret, he said.