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Puri: Ten held for extortion of street vendors

2/04/2021 at 6:31 PM

Puri, April 2:  Puri Singhadwara police arrested 10 accused allegedly involved in extortion to the street vender around the Jagannath temple.

Police sources said a ten member group was allegedly extorting street vendors around the Jagannath temple. As a result, shoppers were in trouble to sell out their goods.

Acting on the complaint, Singhadwara police arrested 10 extortionists, conducting a series of raids in the city. Besides, police raid is on to arrest the accused involved in extortion and assault of a vendor on March 31,said the investigating officer.

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