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Two arrested in extortion case

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Two persons have been arrested

for reportedly demanding Rs 50 lakh from a Faridabad-based entrepreneur, a police said today.

The accused have been identified as Gurudutt and Anil, he said, adding both were working in a private company in Noida.

While Gurudutt is a distant relative of the complainant, the other accused is a friend of the former.

The duo made an extortion call to and threatened him to arrange for Rs 50 lakh or else they said they would abduct his son, the said.

The accused were traced after two others, arrested in a mobile snatching incident, said they sold the stolen mobiles to Gurudutt and Anil, police added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 20:25 IST