Woman police inspector Gita Pathan, who was arrested in connection with a honey trap case, attempted to commit suicide while in custody. The former police inspector of Mahila Police station tried to kill herself while being held at the Crime Branch office in Ahmedabad.
As per reports the accused in the honey trap case consumed sanitiser while at the Crime Branch office late on Thursday night. She was quickly shifted to the Civil Hospital for treatment where her condition is reported to be stable.
The woman cop had earlier been nabbed in a bribery case too.
The honey trap case
The Crime Branch nabbed Gita Pathan on Thursday for extorting money from honey trap victims. Earlier Jitendra Modi, Bipin Parmar, and Unnati Rajput were held for targeting businessmen through honey traps. The trio would target businessmen through friendship and then file a false application with the Mahila police station against them under POCSO and for rape.
They would then negotiate with the businessmen to withdraw the case. The men would send Unnati and one another woman Jinal to befriend the businessmen. They would call them to meet at a hotel or some isolated place. The next day they would file a complaint against the businessmen with the Mahila police station. They would then be called to the police station where they would be encouraged to reach a compromise which often involved paying off the complainant.
It later emerged that the police inspector of Mahila police station Gita Pathan was also involved in the scam and that she was instrumental in negotiating the deals.
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