Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt filed a complaint on Wednesday after he received an extortion call from a man who demanded 50 lakhs from him otherwise threatened to kill his daughter Alia Bhatt and his wife Soni Razdan.
Today, Bhatt took to Twitter and shared the news that the man who made the call has been arrested and he thanked Maharashtra Police and Uttar Pradesh Police for their immediate help.
A bolt from the blue in the form of an extortion call & threat to my family was nipped in the bud by the MH & UP police in tandem.Gratitude!
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) March 2, 2017
The caller reportedly Sandeep Sahu was from Uttar Pradesh and he has been detained. He had also shared his bank account number on the phone call.