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Aditya Pancholi alleges extortion bid

Mumbai: Actor Aditya Panscholi on Saturday approached the police with a complaint that he has been receiving extortion calls. According to police sources, the actor reached Versova police station on Saturday and submitted a written application, which said a man identifying himself as Munna Pujari was demanding ₹25 lakh from him, and was threatening him with dire consequences if he did not comply.

“We have accepted the application and are conducting inquiries into the matter. No FIR has been registered as yet,” Senior PI Kiran Kale, Versova police station, said.

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