Published On: Thu, Oct 6th, 2016

Official receives extortion call

DM Mau Nikhil Chandra Shukla

DM Mau Nikhil Chandra Shukla

Mau: A senior district administration official here has received an extortion call from an unidentified person demanding Rs 15 lakh, following which police have started investigations.

“I received an extortion call on October 1 in which Rs 15 lakh was demanded from me. The caller threatened to kill me, if I did not pay the money,” Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Vimal Kumar Dubey said.

He said he has informed the District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police and the probe is underway regarding the matter.

PTI

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