Three Held For Extorting Money By Posing As Maoists

Kalahandi: Police arrested three persons including two juveniles in Kalahandi district for allegedly extorting money while posing as Maoists.

As per the complaint by a villager in Dudkaranja village under M. Rampur police limits, the victim spotted two posters in front of his house on February 8 morning where it was mentioned that the members of the CPI(Maoist) pasted them in front of the house.

The posters also threatened the villager for life if he fails to deposit Rs 20,000 in a bank account.

While the villager deposited Rs 20,000 in the said account, he then lodged a complaint with the cops.

Acting on the FIR and after a thorough probe, the police found out the involvement of a 45-year-man and two minors as they withdrew Rs 20,000 from the account.

The police then detained the man and two minors and later arrested them.

Cops have also seized the posters from their possession.

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