Hyderabad: A "notorious" pseudo-naxalite
who had been extorting money from doctors in Hyderabad city
has been arrested, police said on Saturday.
Mallampally Raju, after selecting reputed doctors
approached them claiming himself as a close associate of
People`s War Group (PWG) and used to demand money by
threatening the doctors to kill their family members if they
failed to meet his demand, they said.
On a complaint, sleuths of Commissioners Task Force
(North Zone) team apprehended Raju from Humayunnagar here
while he was on his way for extortion, a police officer said.
As per information, Raju had threatened many doctors
in the city and extorted huge amounts for the past several
years and investigations were underway to detect the same, the
police officer said. Further investigations were on.