Bhubaneswar: Police arrested three persons for impersonating as Maoists and collecting extortion from contractors in Narayanpatna area in Koraput district.
The three arrested belonged to the Narayanpatna area.
The Narayanapatna police swung into action after a contractor lodged a complaint with them in this regard yesterday. “We have arrested three accused on the charge of collecting extortion from a contractor. They are all local residents,” Narayanpatna IIC Pradyumna Mohapatra told media reporters.