Filmmaker Karan Johar lodged a complaint with the Khar police station after he received an extortion threat from an unknown number via SMS on his mobile phone. Police registered his case and investigation is on. Police suspects the involvement of some goons in threatening Karan Johar and producer Boney Kapoor.
Karan Johar has been provided armed security for his safety. The case has been transferred to anti-extortion cell of the Mumbai crime branch. Since the caller has used internet telephony to threat Karan, they are finding difficulty in tracing the culprit.
Only a day’s back, Boney Kapoor lodged a complaint with the Oshiwara police station after he received threatening calls from an unknown number. His case too was transferred to the anti-extortion cell. The police patrolling in both the areas of the where the two live has been increased. In Boney Kapoor’s case, it is highly suspected that gangster Ravi Pujari is behind the extortion call.