Mumbai : A special court here on Wednesday acquitted a private detective and his wife in a 2017 case registered against them for allegedly trying to extort money from now retired IAS officer Radhe shyam pointing out ample doubts in the procession case .
Apart from the duo , Satish Mangle and his wife Shard ha , Judge AM Patel of the special court under the Mahi rattrap Control of Organised Crime Act ( MCOCA ) also ac quitted one Atul Tambo who was booked for allegedly as siting the couple .
The court said there is am plea doubt in the prosecution case and the benefit of it has to be given to the accused per sons .
According to police , the couple had allegedly threat need to defame Mop Alwar us in recordings of his phone calls and had demanded R 7 crore from him to keep the au doilies out of public knowledge and for retracting their allegations of corruption against the bureaucrat .
The prosecution claimed three meetings were held for the extortion bid .
Mop Alwar video – recorded his half – an – hour – long convert station with Mangle in the third meeting , held at a Mum bai – based five – star hotel , using spy cams . In this meeting , the accused threatened and demanded money .