Extortion of Rs 25 lakhs demanded from Jeweller

Extortion of Rs 25 lakhs demanded from Jeweller

Agency News

Hajipur, Nov 01: Criminals demanded extortion of Rs 25 lakhs from a jeweller of Gudari Bazar locality under Town police station area in Vaishali district.

Police said here today that jeweller Vijay Kumar, native of Gudari Bazar locality, received a call on his cell phone late last night, demanding Rs 25 lakhs as extortion. Criminals who had demanded extortion money, also threatened Mr Kumar to face dire consequences, if failed to cough up the amount, police added.

"A case in this connection has been registered at concerned police station", police said adding that raids were being carried out to nab the criminals. Cell phone number from which the extortion was demanded, had been placed under surveillance to track the criminals, police informed. (UNI)