Gurugram, Jan 16 (PTI) A person was arrested for allegedly demanding cash and threatening to kill an industrialist right here, police stated on Monday.
The accused, recognized as Sandeep Tyagi alias Jitendra (32), put a threatening letter on the gate of the industrialist’s dwelling in Sector 14 on January 11, demanding Rs 1 crore extortion cash or he can be killed, they stated.
Tyagi, a former industrialist driver, hatched an extortion plan to clear his debt, police stated.
Within the letter, the accused posed as a ‘pehelwan’ (wrestler) of the Bawana gang and threatened the industrialist that he and his members of the family can be killed if he didn’t pay the cash, they stated.
An FIR was registered on the Sector 14 police station on this regard and Tyagi was nabbed on Sunday night time, police stated.
“The accused hatched an extortion plan to repay his debt. After throwing the latter on the gate, the accused continued to speak to the industrialist and in addition named some locations like Leisure Valley park, Sukhrali the place the cash. He was lastly caught by our crew,” stated Preet Pal Singh Sangwan, ACP, crime.
He was produced in a metropolis courtroom which remanded him in one-day police custody, the police official stated. PTI COR AQS