Senior Journalist Vinod Verma arrested on charges of extortion

by National | 27-10-2017 | 683 views

Delhi : A senior journalist believed to be planning a sting operation against the Chhattisgarh government was arrested at 3;30 am on Friday from his home in Ghaziabad near Delhi on charges of Extortion. Vinod Verma was picked up for questioning from his Ghaziabad home and later charged and arrested by a police team from Raipur.

The police also seized around 300 CDs and a pen drive from his home. Verma, a freelance journalist, was Digital Editor at Amar Ujala and also worked with the BBC.

Reports suggest he was working on an investigation against a minister in the Chattisgarh government.

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