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Goa: Unidentified person booked for texting CM Sawant demanding money

A case was registered against an unknown person for sending text messages to Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant demanding ransom, police said on Saturday

Goa | Pramod Sawant | extortion case

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Pramod Sawant
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

A case was registered against an

unknown person for sending text messages to Chief Minister demanding ransom, police said on Saturday.

The chief minister's office (CMO) lodged a complaint on Thursday and efforts were on to nab the culprit, Panaji police station inspector Sudesh Naik said.

In another development, Forward Party vice president Durgadas Kamat said he had approached the state director general of police after he got text messages from an international number demanding Rs 50 lakh.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, November 07 2020. 22:02 IST