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Five Ludhiana Central Jail inmates booked for extortion

Five Ludhiana Central Jail inmates booked for extortion

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Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 18

The police booked five inmates of the Central Jail, Ludhiana, who extorted Rs 5,000 from two another jail inmates by threatening them.

The suspects have been identified as Sadiq Ali, Akashdeep Nonni, Dharampal Singh, Sharukh Raja and Amanjot Singh.

Assistant Jail Superintendent Satnam Singh said Sanjay Upadaye and Sonu Kumar, who are in the jail in drug smuggling cases, lodged a written complaint on June 13 that these five inmates threatened them and extorted Rs 5,000 from them.

The accused told the complainants to call persons known to them from their (accused) mobile phone and ensured transfer of Rs 5,000 in their PayTm account. Acting on the complaint, the jail staff first conducted checking and recovered a mobile phone from the accused. Later, a transfer of Rs 5,000 was also verified.

Jail official Satnam said probe was on to identify the source who arranged the mobile phone for the accused in the jail. A case was registered against the accused.

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