The Aman Sandesh Times

Sunday, Date: Apr 21, 2024 Time: 10:52 pm


Mohali: The Punjab Police have arrested a 20-year-old AC mechanic for making extortion calls to a Mohali – based Pharmaceutical Company owner by posing as Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar.
Director general of police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav said that the accused was identified as Suraj (20), a resident of Maloya colony in Chandigarh. He was arrested from Verka Chowk Mohali, when he along with his aide identified as Mandeep Singh (32) was going to collect the extortion money on a motorcycle.
The police have also seized two mobile phones and a motorcycle from their possession.
The complainant had lodged a complaint with police that he had received phone calls from a man claiming to be gangster Goldy Brar on December 30, 2022. The caller had demanded Ps 30 lakh and had threatened to kill him if he failed comply.
The DGP said that the police identified the caller who was using the WhatsApp number of his aide.
Police said said that preliminary investigations have revealed that Suraj, while visiting homes, shops and companies to repair AC units, used to target affluent people to make extortion calls.

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