Published On: Tue, Jan 14th, 2020

IT dept questions Shweta Jain in MP honey-trap case

Bhopa: The Income tax department on Monday questioned the key accused Shweta Jain in the Madhya Pradesh honey-trap case.

Lynchpin of the honey-trap racket, Shweta Jain

The questioning lasted for around eight hours and ended at 8.30 pm today.

According to sources, the IT department will question others involved in the case in the coming days.

The persons accused by the Crime Investigation Department (CID) include several IAS officers, 2 journalists and 4 businessmen.

Earlier in the day, key accused in the honey trap case, Shweta Jain was brought here from Indore jail for questioning by the Income Tax department.

A total of six persons, including five women and a man, were arrested in connection with the case.

The matter came to light after an Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) engineer filed a complaint alleging that two women were blackmailing him by threatening to make some objectionable videos viral.

The engineer was later suspended from the service by the IMC.

ANI

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