Maharashtra''s Nagpur on Sunday under the Black Magic Act for
allegedly pressuring a girl saying that they would perform
special rituals for her, which would trigger "rain" of Rs 50
crore cash, police said.
The accused were identified as Vicky Ganesh Khapre
(20), Dinesh Mahadev Nikhare (25), Ramakrishna Dadaji Mhaskar
(41), Vinod Jayaram Masram (42), and DR alias Sopan Haribhau
Kumre (35), they said.
The girl had approached a senior police official on
February 26 with a complaint that a few days back one of the
accused had told her that if she follows certain procedures as
told by him and his colleagues, she would be rich as Rs 50
crore cash will rain from the sky, a policeman said.
However, the procedure told by them involved
undressing her, due to which the minor grew suspicious and she
started avoiding them. But as the accused kept pressurising
her, she approached the police, the official said.
The police arrested Khapre first, who revealed the
names of his colleagues, followig which they were also held,
the official added.
Lakadganj police have booked them under the
Maharashtra Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifice and
other Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic Act,
the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act
and various sections of the IPC, including 354 (A) and 354
(D). PTI COR