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Punjab: Six arrested for 'demanding' Rs 2 crore extortion from Kharar builder View in Punjabi

Accused had threatened the victim of dire consequences for reporting the matter to police

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- December 29th 2022 05:50 PM
Punjab: Six arrested for 'demanding' Rs 2 crore extortion from Kharar builder

Punjab: Six arrested for 'demanding' Rs 2 crore extortion from Kharar builder

Mohali, December 29: The Kharar city police on Thursday arrested six persons for allegedly demanding an extortion of Rs 2 crore from a builder identified Nitin Nagpal.

Nitin Nagpal is constructing Sukhmani Enclave located in Chhajjumajra. In his complaint to the police, he said five persons, including one Gola Raikotia, had sought an extortion of Rs 2 crore from him. They also threatened him of dire consequences for reporting the matter to the police. 



The Kharar city police have registered a case under Sections 452, 384, 506, 148 and 149 of the IPC and the Arms Act against the accused and started investigation.

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A police official said a team swung into action immediately after receving the complaint. Gola Raikotia, alias Kuljinder Singh, had been putting up at GBM Apartment, Kurali Road.

When the police interrogated him, he named five other accused — Jaswinder Singh of Kharar, Arvinder Singh alias Pindri of Kurali, Gotam alias Lalla of Randhawa Road Kharar, Amrit Singh alias Ammu of Kharar and Manav Karwal of Kharar.


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SHO, Kharar city police station, Harjinder Singh said the police had impounded their vehicle. 

- PTC NEWS

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