Published On : Fri, Oct 27th, 2017

Journalist Vinod Verma arrested on charges of extortion

Ghaziabad: Senior journalist Vinod Verma was today arrested from his home in Ghaziabad near Delhi on charges of extortion.

Verma was picked up for questioning at 3.30 am from his Ghaziabad home and later charged and arrested by a police team from Raipur.

According to media reports, Verma was planning a sting operation against a Chhattisgarh minister.

Verma, a freelance journalist, was Digital Editor at Amar Ujala and also worked with the BBC.