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Eight held for vandalising cafe after owner refuses extortion

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Eight persons were today arrested for ransacking a cafe in suburban following its owner's refusal to pay them money, police said today.

Police said that the cafe in Versova area of was ransacked last night by around 10-15 people and its furniture was damaged. A hunt was on for the others who participated in vandalising the cafe, police added.

A said the group had been calling the cafe owner several times on phone demanding money and had also threatened to harm him if their demands were not

They allegedly belong to a political outfit with police stating that the matter was being investigated.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 20:00 IST