3 apprehended for threatening restaurant owner

first_imgNew Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday said that they have arrested a youth and apprehended two juveniles for demanding extortion money from a restaurant owner in Outer-North district.Police identified the accused as 19-year-old Rhythm. He was arrested from Rohini. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer-North) Gaurav Sharma said that on July 18 the complainant (restaurant owner) reported that someone who introduced himself as Fajja, has called him and threatened him of dire consequences if he does not pay extortion money of Rs 50 lakhs. He received the calls but refused to give in. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murder”After a few hours, one unknown person fired in front of complainant’s restaurant. Thereafter, they called him again and told him that if do not pay the amount the next target will be his family,” police said. DCP Sharma said that the team of special staff started working on the case and initially found that the phone with which the call has been made was snatched just a few hours ago before making extortion calls. “The phone owner was contacted who revealed that two persons on a bike have snatched his mobile phone and ran away. After making efforts a sketch of the accused persons was got prepared,” police said. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsOn July 20, the accused persons again fired several shots at the house and the restaurant of the complainant. Meanwhile, the complainant again received a call from the same person on August 5 who again threatened him of dire consequences. Again this time the phone was found to be a snatched one. It was found that just a few hours ago before making extortion call it was snatched from Rohini. “With the help of sources, we came to know about the movement of the accused persons with Bullet motorcycle. Later they were apprehended,” police said.last_img

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