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Haryana: 3 arrested for posing as Bishnoi's gang member, demands ransom of Rs 30 lakh

September 26, 2022 01:05 PM

Yamunanagar : Haryana Police arrested three people who posed as members of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang for allegedly making extortion calls to a businessman in Bilaspur.


The police said the accused also threatened the victims and later a call was also received on his WhatsApp from a foreign number. "A ransom of 20 lakhs was demanded from a businessman in Bilaspur on September 19 in the name of the Bishnoi gang.


A letter was delivered to his house and where he was threatened and later a call was also received on his WhatsApp from a foreign number," said Mohit Handa, Superintendent of police (SP), Yamunanagar.


"He was asked to deliver the money to a certain place. The main accused in this case was identified by the police and three of them have been arrested," Handa added. Further investigation is underway.

 

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