Held for making extortion calls

Staff Reporter

NEW DELHI: A former employee of a businessman has been arrested for allegedly making extortion calls and issuing threats to him demanding Rs.20 lakh.

The Chandni Chowk-based businessman lodged a complaint with the police on January 21 saying that he had received telephone calls and text messages seeking Rs.20 lakh.

The complainant told the police that the caller had threatened to kill his family members if the money was not paid.

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