Didarganj police on Saturday arrested Santosh Kumar, a resident of Kothia village, from national highway-30 on the charge of demanding Rs 50 lakh as extortion from a private construction company engaged in construction of a bridge. Police said the SIM card was used for demanding extortion from the firm.
Santosh and his brother Satish had threatened officials of the company with dire consequences if extortion money was not paid to them.
A police official said the accused was arrested when he reached the office of the company to receive money. Satish is still at large.
Courtesy: The Telegraph