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Gujarat police begins probe into extortion call made to Kutch trader

A team of Gujarat police began its search operations in the district to nab the miscreants who had allegedly made a call to a Kutch-based trader demanding extortion money of Rs 2 crore from him.

Muzaffarnagar: A team of Gujarat police began its search operations in the district to nab the miscreants who had allegedly made a call to a Kutch-based trader demanding extortion money of Rs 2 crore from him.

The team led by Inspector VP Goel reached Muzaffarnagar yesterday and began their search operations, police said.

Satish Kumar, resident of Kutch district, received a call a few days ago from some persons who demanded extortion money of Rs 2 crore from him, police said, adding, the call was traced to Muzaffarnagar.

Police have raided several places in the district in search of the accused.

A case has been registered against unidentified miscreants in this connection and efforts are on to nab them, police said.