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Three arrested for extracting money in 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.



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.

PTI

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