Five, including two juveniles, arrested for extortion

The sleuths of Asif Nagar Police Station on Thursday apprehended five persons, including two juveniles, for committing extortion. 

The police on November 13 received a complaint from K. Jayanth in which he stated that on November 6 when he left from his house in Chandrayangutta and was heading towards Rajendra Nagar, one person named Saif stopped him and asked him for a lift to Attapur as his mother had met with an accident. When they reached pillar 28, Saif reportedly threatened the complainant by showing him a knife.

The complainant said he was taken to an isolated place where the four other accused persons were present. The accused assaulted him there and snatched away ₹40,000 cash from him and also forced him to transfer ₹51,000 through Google Pay.

The police tracked down the accused using CCTV cameras and apprehended them.

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