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Mumbai: 49-year-old man held for attempting to extort Rs 2 cr

Updated on: 02 December,2022 08:52 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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The accused had allegedly come to the site, where the complainant worked as a manager, and threatened to stop the construction activity

Mumbai: 49-year-old man held for attempting to extort Rs 2 cr

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On Friday, the Mumbai Police arrested a 49-year-old man for allegedly threatening and attempting to extort Rs 2 crore from the manager of a construction site in Kandivali.


The accused had allegedly come to the site, where the complainant worked as a manager, and threatened to stop the construction activity, the official said.


The accused demanded Rs 2 crore from the complainant, but later settled for Rs 1 crore, he said.


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A trap was laid near the construction site in Samta Nagar area and the accused was caught red handed while accepting Rs 5 lakh from the complainant, the official said.

A case under section 384 (extortion) and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code has been registered in this regard, he added.

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