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Three held for demanding extortion money from nursing home operator

Press Trust of India  |  Badaun (UP) 

Three persons were arrested on Friday for allegedly trying to extort Rs 1 crore from a nursing home operator, police said.

The accused were identified as Babu Hasan, and and were arrested from different localities, they said.

On September 29, one Muslim Ali, who runs a nursing home in Navada area, received an extortion letter demanding that he pay Rs 1 crore or face dire consequences, they said.

Ali lodged an FIR against unknown persons on October 1, they added.

During interrogation, the trio revealed that a fourth person, Ashraf Ali, was involved in the extortion bid, the police said, adding that efforts are underway to nab him.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 19:40 IST