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.