Delhi court frames MCOCA charges against two extortionists

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday framed charges against two brothers under the anti-organised crime law MCOCA for allegedly being involved in several cases of extortion and cheating in the national capital.

Finding prima facie substance in the allegations against them, Special Judge J R Aryan charged Jag Mohan and Jai Chand with various offences under Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA).

"By use of violence or threat of violence or intimidation with the objective of gaining pecuniary benefits or gaining undue economic or other advantages, you are being charged under MCOCA," the court said.

According to the Delhi police, Jag Mohan and Jai Chand had committed crimes relating to extortion, cheating, attacking police party and obstructing public servants from discharge of their duties among others.

Both the brothers had earned notoriety by resorting to extortion and intimidation of the business community of Daryaganj and Chandani Chowk here, the police alleged.

They were apprehended in September, 2005.