The Malwani police have arrested two 18-year-old boys on Sunday for allegedly threatening and extorting money from tourists at the Aksa Beach.
About four boys,aged around 12 years from Ganesh Nagar had gone to the Aksa Beach for a swim. While getting out of water,four boys posing as police inspectors with sticks in their hands approached them and grabbed them by their collars. They then dragged the boys to a corner and asked them if they had the permission to be at Aksa Beach without adult supervision. The boys told them that they were from the police department,following which they took out cash from the victims pocket and fled, the police officer said.
Constable Anil Salvi who was on duty began patrolling the area when he saw these boys threatening and extracting money from from these youngsters.
He nabbed two,while the other two fleed. The two were arrested and taken to the Malwani police station. After questioning,the police officers said these boys who were identified as Sohaib Ansari and Ibbo Siraj Shaikh,said the duo along with their accomplices would look out for boys in the 12-15 years age group who come to the Aksa Beach on holidays .
We have arrested the two and are conducting inquiries to nab their accomplices, said A Shaikh,a senior police inspector of Malwani police station.