Man remanded in judicial custody

Staff Correspondent

HASSAN: The Hassan town police on Tuesday arrested D. Ravi Kumar (25), from Bangalore. He has been remanded in judicial custody for 15 days. Superintendent of Police K.V. Sharatchandra said that the accused had approached the police and said that he had been sent by the Bangalore Police Commissioner and asked for Rs. 5000 and other facilities. He said he was the State president of the Swatantra Horata Paksha.

Mr. Sharatchandra said Kumar had extorted money from many people.

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