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2 constables held for extortion in Karol Bagh

The two constables, identified as Sumit and Pramod, posted at Delhi Police First Battalion, were arrested Friday while their associate Manjeet is on the run.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: September 8, 2021 7:23:33 am
Police said the accused along with another man were found involved in several cases of kidnapping and extortion in the area.

Two Delhi police constables have been arrested for allegedly running an extortion gang in Central Delhi’s Karol Bagh. Police said the accused along with another man were found involved in several cases of kidnapping and extortion in the area.

The two constables, identified as Sumit and Pramod, posted at Delhi Police First Battalion, were arrested Friday while their associate Manjeet is on the run.

A senior police officer said, “We found that the constables were posing as government officials and threatened traders on the pretext of Copyrights Act violation or Trademark violations. They would conduct raids at these shops and threaten the owners.”

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