Three suspects were arrested near Iffco Chowk on Saturday night for allegedly posing as crime branch officials and trying to extort money from a truck driver while transporting a consignment of liquor from a warehouse to a retail shop at Bristol Chowk in Gurugram, they said. police officers on Sunday.
The incident occurred at 7 p.m. Friday when suspects riding a motorcycle intercepted a truck, investigators said. They said the suspects asked the driver to produce the vehicle documents and permit to transport liquor.
According to the police, the driver, Sonu Kumar, produced all valid documents, but the suspects demanded that he pay them. $10,000.
According to police, the driver reached the store and informed the store manager Sumer Singh. On Sunday, Singh approached the police, following which an FIR was registered against unidentified suspects under sections 34 (common intention) and 384 (extortion) of the Indian Penal Code at the Phase I police station. DLF.
Crime branch officials tracked down the suspects using CCTV camera footage and technical surveillance.
Subhash Boken, public relations officer of Gurugram police, said the arrested suspects, Rohit Kumar and Akshay Kumar from Jind, and Rahul (he goes by one name) from Bharatpur, were posing as not wearing uniform at the time of the incident. . The suspects were then arrested near Iffco Chowk.
“They needed money. They then planned to pose as crime branch officials to extort money from the truck driver,” he said, adding that the suspects had no criminal record. He said that the motorcycle used in the crime was also seized.