Delhi Police has arrested six persons for allegedly impersonating Delhi Police officers and extorting money from two couples inside Buddha Jayanti Park. One of the arrested men allegedly was the former personal security officer of a senior politician, police said, adding that they are yet to verify the claim.
DCP (New Delhi) B K Singh said, “The arrested accused have been identified as Nar Singh, Sandeep, Rohit, Sumit, Parmeet, Pammi. On the basis of the complaint, a case has been registered under IPC sections 384, 170 and 34 at Chanakyapuri police station. They were produced before a court, which remanded them in judicial custody for 14 days.”
“At 2.45 pm on Wednesday, the complainant and his fiance were inside the park when six persons started questioning them and told them they were indulging in inappropriate act at a public place,” a police officer said, adding that they told them that their parents will be informed.
The complainant alleged that the men whipped out a pistol, when they wanted to see their IDs. “The complainant got scared and asked them for forgiveness. The men extorted Rs 1,000 from them. The complainant found out that another couple were extorted similarly,” the officer added.
He alerted police, who rushed to the spot and arrested five of them from inside the park. Nar Singh, who had fled, was arrested later in the day. “The accused stay at a rented accommodation in Gurgaon. We are investigating further,” the officer said.