Gurugram: A person and a girl had been compelled to cough up Rs 1.40 lakh by a pretend police extortionist who threatened to border them beneath the cost of labor in a public place, police mentioned on Friday. The victims, who work for a similar firm, had been sitting in a automobile close to Kingdom of Heaven on Wednesday round 8:15 p.m., after they had been approached by a person carrying a police uniform. Based on the criticism filed by Shubham Taneja, a resident of Sector-9, the pretend police approached him and rolled down the window. The person, in line with Taneja, took the cell phones and identification playing cards of the 2 and threatened to take them to the police station. He then requested them to pay Rs 2 lakh as bribe in the event that they wished to go.
“Each of us withdrew Rs 1 lakh from our ATM playing cards, whereas Rs 40,000 was stored within the automobile. After taking Rs 1.40 lakh, he returned our telephones and identification playing cards and fled. We went to our residence and filed a criticism on Thursday,” Taneja mentioned.
Following the criticism, an FIR was registered towards the “pretend cop” beneath part 384 (extortion) of the IPC on the Sector 29 Police Station on Thursday night. “We try to establish the accused with the assistance of CCTV footage of the realm,” mentioned Sub Inspector Sajjan Singh, the Investigating Officer.