Seven forest official arrested for extracting money

Seven forest department officials, including three sub-inspectors, were arrested for allegedly extorting money from people.

Last Updated: May 28, 2010, 14:23 PM IST

Muzaffanagar: Seven forest department officials, including three sub-inspectors, were arrested for allegedly extorting money from people.

Seven officials, including three sub-inspectors identified as Pravesh, Umesh Sharma and Mahesh Kumar, were arrested for extorting money from people near checkpost on UP-Haryana border at Shahjahanpur village in Saharanpur district yesterday, Deputy Superintendent of Police Hardeo Singh said, adding Rs 60,000 were seized from their
possession.

A case under Corruption Prevention Act has been
registered against them.

PTI