Staff Reporter

TAMBARAM: Two head constables of the Adambakkam police were suspended on Tuesday on charges of extortion and intimidation. Dharmalingam, a Central Government employee, was sinking a borewell at his house in Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Adambakkam, when a head constable threatened him with action and coerced him to part with Rs. 500. after some time, a patrol vehicle arrived and a second some constable got down and demanded money. The policeman took Rs. 100 from the resident and left. Dharmalingam employee rang up the police control room to complain. Once the facts were established, the constables Joseph and Jayaraj, were suspended.