Former policeman booked for extortion

Kottampatti police have booked a dismissed police personnel, M. Rajaprabhu, on charges of extortion of money at knifepoint.

The police said that the 2013-batch constable, who was removed from service in 2021, had flashed a knife at P. Kittu of Manapatti and threatened him with dire consequences demanding money.

The police said that the accused also harassed a woman. Based on their complaint the police have booked him for extortion, criminal initimidation, using abusive language and for harassing a woman.

Meanwhile, in another case, the Usilampatti town police are on the lookout for a boy and a two women suspects, who had stolen 11 sovereigns of gold from a woman passenger, M. Rajameenakshi (35) of Kottur in Theni district, while travelling in a bus between Checkanoorani and Usilampatti.

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Printable version | Aug 7, 2022 8:28:11 pm |