Five held for demanding Rs 50 cr extortion in Haryana's Rewari
A Haryana Police spokesperson said the accused have been identified as Anil alias Mulia, Sandeep, Sonu, all residents of village Khera Murar, Sumit of Gurjar Majri and Ravindra alias Golu of Banipur village.
A motorcycle used in the crime and a country-made pistol were also recovered from them, the spokesperson said.
Rahul Batra, a sanitary and tiles trader, in his complaint had alleged that on May 24 afternoon, three youths on a motorcycle had reached his shop and threatened him to pay Rs 50 crore as extortion.
They also opened fire at Batra when he resisted, but he narrowly escaped the attack, the spokesperson said.
After he lodged the complaint, police arrested the accused with the help of CCTV cameras, the spokesperson added.
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