Mangaluru: Akbar (24) of Mastikatte, who was wanted since 2013 in cases of blackmailing businessmen and extorting money from them, was nabbed from Someshwar in Ullal by the police on Sunday.
He is said to be a member of the ‘Target’ group, who have been involved in various crimes including the infamous case of filming of forced sex in 2013. A few others who were behind the act are already in jail. Akbar had been evading arrest.
On learning of his presence in Someshwar from reliable sources, the Ullal police arrested him and produced him in front of a magistrate on Sunday.