2 detained for making extortion call on Gurugram businessman
Two men were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly threatening a businessman and demanding Rs 10 lakh from him posing as members of the Manoj Mangaria gang, police said. The defendants appeared in municipal court on Tuesday and were remanded in custody for two days, they said. The two men were arrested after Sachin, a resident of Ajronda village and owner of a car workshop, lodged a complaint at the central police station. In his complaint, he told the police that on April 30, he was in Manali with his family, and he received a call from an unknown number.
He said that when he picked up the call, a man asked him for Rs 10 lakh.
“A stranger asked me for Rs 10 lakh over the phone. He introduced himself as a member of the Manoj Mangaria gang and threatened to shoot me if I didn’t pay the extortion money,” he said. he said in his complaint.An FIR was registered at the Central Police Station and the Sector 17 Criminal Unit arrested two defendants involved in the threat on Tuesday, police said.The main defendant was identified as Sahil, a native from Rajasthan who lives in old Faridabad, while another is Jaiprakash, a resident of Chandhat village, police said.“Sahil was working on alloy wheels and alignment in a car showroom. Sachin had an employee named Aman, who was Sahil’s friend. Whenever there was more work, Aman used to call Sahil to help out,” the spokesperson said. of the police, Sube Singh. “The defendant had learned that Sachin had received compensation from somewhere and had hatched a plan to extort money from him,” he said.
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