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Man held for attempting to extort money from UP village head

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Press Trust of India Muzaffarnagar
A man has been arrested for trying to extort money from a village head in this district, police said Sunday.
Rahul was arrested Saturday after receiving complaint from Nepal Singh, the head of Harinagar village, that he had received a telephone call two days back demanding Rs 5 lakh, a police official said.
During investigation, the accused was identified and arrested, he said, adding Rahul is also an accused in another case, and had been freed from jail on bail a few days back.

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First Published: Dec 30 2018 | 11:00 AM IST

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