Amritsar: Two concerned in kidnapping, Rs 10L extortion case nabbed
Amritsar, February 19
With the arrest of two individuals, town police claimed to have busted a gang of extortionists, which was concerned within the kidnapping of a neighborhood resident and extorting Rs 10 lakh from him.
These arrested have been recognized as Jaskaran Khanna, alias Kaka, of Hukum Singh Street and Ajay Negi of Sharipura space. Nevertheless, their six accomplices are nonetheless absconding and the police stated raids have been on to nab them.
These absconding have been recognized as Bhupinder Singh, alias Laddi of Sharifpura, Kunal Mahajan alias Keshan alias Kan of Shivala Street, Mayank Mahajan and Sahil Duggal alias Lalli of Sharifpura locality. Two of their accomplices have been but to be recognized.
The police additionally recovered Rs 16,000 from the possession of Khanna and Negi. The duo had picked up the money from the daddy of the sufferer.
Assistant Commissioner of Police (North) Varinder Singh Khosa stated the accused had kidnapped Shivam Sood, a grocery retailer proprietor, on February 2 from outdoors his home when he had simply reached there. Sood informed the police as he got here out of his automobile, a bike-borne youth hit his bike. As they indulged into arguments, a automobile stopped close by him. Three of occupants bundled him right into a automobile and fled away.
Sood informed the police that the accused posed as accomplices of Lawrence Bishnoi and demanded Rs 10 lakh as extortion whereas pointing pistols at him. He stated he received afraid and referred to as his father asking him handy over the quantity to his pal. He stated the accused then referred to as his accomplices who took the quantity from his father. He stated the accused then let him off whereas threatening to shoot his whole household in case he revealed the incident to anybody.
Khosa stated the sufferer knowledgeable the police subsequent day following which a case was registered on the Sadar police station beneath Sections 365, 384, 148 and 149 of the IPC and Sections 25 and 27 of the Arms Act was registered towards unknown individuals.
Following an preliminary probe, the police nabbed Jaskaran and Ajay and their interrogation led to the identification of their accomplices. Whereas Bhupinder had three legal instances, together with try to homicide, Kunal Mahajan had a homicide case registered towards him.