Anil Jaisinghani, a notorious cricket bookie, was arrested from Gujarat by the Mumbai Crime Branch on Monday for allegedly threatening and blackmailing Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. He was on the run.
Earlier, Anil’s daughter Anishka Jaisinghani, a designer, was arrested for allegedly offering a bribe to Amruta from Ulhasnagar.
The Police said Anil was hiding in Gujarat and he was arrested from there and the crime branch team brought him to Mumbai. In the same case, the Mumbai police arrested Jaisinghani’s daughter Aniksha, 27, on Thursday, and she is in police custody till March 21.
The case was registered on February 20 by Amruta at Malabar Hill police station. She had alleged that Aniksha had sent her a message, threatening to make the voice notes and video clips public if the latter did not pay her ₹10 crore and get her father cleared of all charges.
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