Up to date: July 26, 2020 3:10:15 pm
A person, who drove a Mercedes and extorted cash from folks on roads at gunpoint, has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Better Noida, police stated on Saturday.
The accused, recognized as Amar Singh alias Awadh Bihari, was held on Friday night time by a staff of officers from the Beta II police station, Further Deputy Commissioner of Police, Better Noida, Vishal Pandey stated.
“He would exit on roads and take over different automobiles from his automotive to waylay them. After that he would take out his licensed pistol and extort cash from them. He threatened folks of wounding them, if the victims denied or resisted his extortion bid,” Pandey stated.
He just lately dedicated an identical act on July 21 in Better Noida, following which the sufferer approached the native police.
An FIR was lodged beneath Indian Penal Code part 386 (extortion) and the accused tracked down and arrested, the officer stated.
Singh, who hails from Bihar however was staying in Better Noida, has been beforehand booked by police in Gautam Buddh Nagar, Ghaziabad and Eta districts, too, police stated.
The police have seized his Uttarakhand-registered pistol together with some ammunition and impounded the Mercedes automotive.
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