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Extortion threat case against ex-MLA

IANS  |  Ghaziabad 

A case has been registered against former MLA after a man accused him of issuing him death threat and demanding Rs 10 lakh, police said on Wednesday.

Police registered the case on the complaint of Virpal Chaudhary. Sharma is lodged in for the murder of

Chaudhary said in his police complaint that on Tuesday Sharma had gone to the civil courts premises for a hearing when the ex-MLA called him up around 12.40 p.m. and demanded the money, failing which he (Chaudhary) was warned of dire consequences.

"If you think I can't harm you because I am in jail, you are wrong," Sharma reportedly told Chaudhary on telephone. "I can do whatever I want from inside the jail."

of Police confirmed that a case had been registered on Chaudhary's complaint.

"Initial investigations reveal it is a property dispute case. Chaudhary and Sharma are co-owners of a property situated on Delhi's border. Police are probing the case," he said.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 19:46 IST