The Guwahati city police on October 4th, 2019 arrested four men in khaki for their alleged involvement in extorting money from a motorist on October 5th, 2019. The four of them were arrested based on a complaint registered by one Sohidul Islam.
Havildar Jitendra Nath Das, constable Ranjit Singh, home guard Dil Mohammad and driver Jiyabur Rehman have been alleged of demanding money from Islam during security patrolling. The four of them were stationed at the Geetanagar Police Station.
“We were informed that a patrolling party had demanded money from a motorist and accordingly verifications were made and they were arrested and sent to the court,” said Deepak Kumar, Commissioner of Police, Guwahati.
“Any person experiencing similar instances may report to the police and action will be taken based on inquiry,” added Kumar.
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