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Google Manager Held Hostage, Forced To Marry Girl In Bhopal

Bhopal: A Google manager was allegedly taken hostage and forcibly married to a girl under Kamla Nagar police station limits in Bhopal on Saturday. The victim, Ganesh Shankar, is a senior manager at Google in Bengaluru. He came in contact with the girl, Sujata, a resident of Bhopal during his MBA studies at IIM Shillong.Also Read – Fresh Blows For Google: How India US, EU Are Challenging Big Tech Monopoly


Shankar told police that he was called to Bhopal by keeping him in dark and then forcibly given intoxicants to marry her. During this, Sujata and her family members had clicked some photographs, on the basis of which they were demanding Rs 40 lakh. They were threatening to implicate him in a false case if he failed to give money, he alleged. Also Read – Google Purged Over 2000 Personal Loan Apps From Play Store In India This Year

Kamla Nagar police station in-charge Anil Kumar Vajpai said that acting on the victim’s complaint, a case was registered against four people under sections 294, 323, 342, 384, 506 and 34 of IPC. The accused include Sujata, her father Kamlesh Singh, her brother Shaivesh Singh and her brother-in-law Vijendra Kumar. The efforts were on to arrest the accused, Vajpai added. Also Read – Bad News For Techies! Google Takes Big Decision For The Rest Of 2022. Deets Here

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