New Delhi: Police arrested a man for threatened the business man to pay 15 lakh.
The police report said that a 36-year-old man, who tried to extort ₹ 15 lakh from a businessman and was on the run since 2015, has been arrested from Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur district.
Vishnu had threatened businessman Pranab Seth that he would blow up his wedding hall if he failed to pay the ₹ 15 lakh, they added.
In addition to this, they said that police said that Vishnu was declared a proclaimed offender in the case by a Delhi court in 2015. He was arrested from his village in Rampur district on September 4 and police used technical surveillance to trace him.
Pranab Seth, a resident of Roop Nagar, in his complaint in 2015 had said that he owns a wedding hall near Wave Cinema, a senior police officer said.
Police had registered a case under Indian Penal Code sections 384 (punishment for extortion) and 506 (criminal intimidation).