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Two arrested in Cuttack for extortion bid, two pistols seized

22/10/2020 at 3:50 PM

Cuttack, Oct 22: Markatnagar police today arrested two miscreants for allegedly demanding extortion of Rs 20 lakh from a businessman.

Police have seized two country made pistols and two bullets from the accused identified as Gobinda Sahoo (38) and Jitendra Parida (32).

Police said that the accused have demanded extortion of Rs 20 lakh from the complainant Gyana Prakash Kar. They have also threatened him on gun point on Wednesday.

“The accused have been threatening the complainant over phone for last six months. We are further verifying the antecedents of the accused,” said a police official.   

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