India, June 13 -- A 35-year-old managing director of a Lucknow-based realty firm was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly blackmailing a law student after uploading her obscene pictures on social networking sites. The accused was arrested from a hotel in Greater Noida where he had come on a business trip, police said on Wednesday.

The accused, Bharat Pratap Rao, is originally from Deoria in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Vineet Jaiswal, superintendent of police (rural), Gautam Budh Nagar, said that Rao had met the victim, a resident of Greater Noida, through a common friend in 2015, and tricked her into a relationship by telling her that he was unmarried. The woman was a minor when she first met him, police said.

The two were in a relationsh...