Three arrested for extracting money in Meerut
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Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 22:01
Meerut: Three members of National Loktantrik Party (NLP) were on Wednesday arrested for allegedly extracting money from the owner of a saree shop, police said here.

Police have confiscated two rifles and a car from the trio.

Four others accompanying them managed to flee.

The three have been identified as party president Harvendra Pandey, state president Arshad Khan and district president Arif Chaudhury.

"The three of them along with their gang had forcefully collected money from two shops yesterday and today they came to Kalyan Ji saree showroom where they were handed over to the police with the help of traders from nearby shops after a heated exchange," SP P P Singh said.

On the basis of Vyapar Sangh's written complaint, a case has been registered against them under Sections 147,307 and 504 of the Indian Penal Code, Singh added.


First Published: Wednesday, November 25, 2009, 22:01

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