Now, former Congress MLA from Ajnala will get extortion name
Amritsar, June 23
A day after former Deputy Chief Minister OP Soni bought an extortion name, one other former Congress MLA from Ajnala, Harpartap Singh Ajnala, additionally bought a menace name from an individual posing an affiliate of Lawrence Bishnoi.
He recognized himself as Vicky Cobra and demanded an extortion of Rs 10 lakh for ‘safety’. Ajnala in his criticism to Kamboh police sought safety for him and his members of the family.
In his criticism, he stated he and his son Kanwar Partap Singh bought calls from nameless numbers. He picked up the cellphone solely as soon as, during which the caller stated he was a member of Bishnoi gang. Later, he stated he bought threatening voice messages. He stated the caller requested him to be prepared for dire penalties for denying extortion cash.
The Kamboh police, beneath Amritsar rural police, have registered a case beneath Sections 385, 387 and 506 of the IPC in opposition to Bishnoi and Vicky Cobra and launched additional probe.
Harpartap was the third chief to get extortion name allegedly from members of Bishnoi gang. Earlier, former SAD chief Amarpal Singh Bony and former Deputy Chief Minister Om Parkash Soni have additionally bought extortion calls.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Rashpal Singh stated they have been finishing up investigations to determine who was behind these calls. He stated the accused can be behind the bars quickly. The police claimed to have gotten some clues in these circumstances.
Swarndeep Singh, SSP, Amritsar (rural), additionally stated the probe was on to determine the details behind these extortion calls.
Sarabjit Singh Verka, member, Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO), an NGO, nonetheless, raised questions over the timing of those calls. “Why are these calls being made now when the safety of a lot of them has been curtailed by the present dispensation whereas reviewing safety threats?” he requested, including that the matter ought to be probed threadbare.
Metropolis-based dealer additionally threatened to cough up Rs 10 lakh
Sidharth Mahajan, a neighborhood dealer working cell phone present rooms at Lawrence Street and Corridor Bazaar, claimed that he bought an extortion name from a caller figuring out himself as Vicky Brar, brother of Canada-based infamous gangster Goldy Brar. Mahajan in his criticism to the police stated the caller demanded Rs 10 lakh and threatened to fireside with AK-47 at his store in case he disconnects his name or blocked the quantity. The Civil Traces police have registered a case beneath Sections 387 and 506 of the IPC in opposition to unidentified particular person for now.