Gurugram Police arrested three police personnel for extorting money from a lawyer
The personnel have been identified as constable Sandeep Dagar, constable Neetu, and SPO Anand Kumar who had allegedly barged into the house of the lawyer and held him captive till he paid the sum of Rs. 9 lakhs
The Gurugram police arrested two police constables and a special police officer (SPO) for allegedly extorting Rs 9 lakhs from a lawyer after threatening to implicate him in a false case.
The personnel have been identified as constable Sandeep Dagar, constable Neetu, and SPO Anand Kumar. The trio had three more aides who are yet to be arrested.
The Gurugram police had received a complaint regarding the policemen about their extortion demands.
The complainant told police when he was at a guest house in Sector 38, five people, including police personnel and others in plain clothes arrived and took him hostage in a police vehicle. They threatened to lodge a false case against him and demanded money. The victim was held captive till he arranged for money and paid Rs. nine lakhs after which he was released.
The Gurugram Police have suspended three the police personnel and a departmental enquiry has been initiated against them.
The police have registered FIRunder sections 387 (putting a person in fear of death or of grievous hurt in order to commit extortion), 506 (criminal intimidation), and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).