According to a case lodged at Dwarka South police station, four people came to the complainant's house impersonating themselves as BSES officers. The accused had fake identity cards. They checked electricity meter and demanded Rs 50,000 alleging the meter was tempered, the police said.
On suspicion, the complainant visited the BSES office and checked for their identity. On interrogation the fraud came to light and one of the accused Brij Mohan was arrested.
"During sustained interrogation, he revealed about his associates who have also been arrested. The mobile phone used to call the complainant for extortion has been recovered and fake BSES identity cards have been seized," the police said.
Further investigation in the case was in progress and efforts were being made to ascertain their involvements in other cases, the police said.
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