Sundargarh, Sept 6: Jharkhand police on Wednesday arrested three persons for allegedly extorting money from truck drivers by posing as RTO and Cop.
The three accused have been identified as Prakash Gupta of Sundargarh, Tutu Dehury of angul and Praveen Pradhan of the same district.
According to the information, the three persons posing as Sundargarh RTO and cops and extorting money from truck drivers on National Highway near Ambapani forest on Odisha-Jharkhand border and Birmitrapur area under Kendumunda of the district.
Suspecting foul-play, some truck drivers informed police. Though the accused had left from the place, police reached their place with the help of truck drivers and arrested them. Police also seized the extortion money from their possession.