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Maha: Man held for extorting money from builder in Thane


Maha: Man held for extorting money from builder in Thane

A 47-year-old man was held by Naupada police in Thane for allegedly extorting money from a

builder, an official said on Friday. Samir Mahajan asked builder Hasmukh Shah to give Rs 20

lakh in return for not filing a complaint of unauthorised construction against the latter with the Thane Municipal

Corporation, the official said. "We laid a trap on Thursday night and arrested Mahajan

when he was accepting Rs 1 lakh from Shah. His accomplice Bunty Singh is missing and efforts are on to nab him. An

extortion case has been registered," said the Naupada police station official.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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