DEHRADUN: In an unusual case of extortion, an Uttarakhand doctor received an extortion call for Rs. 50 lakh from a gangster who is supposedly imprisoned in an Uttar Pradesh jail.
HT reports that after receiving a call from the gangster, the doctor decided to lodge a complaint with the police. The Roorkee based doctor informed the police about the extortion call stating that he received a call from a gangster one Sushil Rathi from who is demanding Rs 50 lakh from him.
To the surprise of the Uttarakhand police, when they started the investigation, they found that the person who allegedly made the extortion call is actually imprisoned in a UP jail and he supposedly made the said call to the doctor from the jail itself.
Surprised, the Uttarakhand police has now sent a notice to the jailer of the said Uttar Pradesh jail, demanding to know, how can an imprisoned person under custody use a mobile phone to make a call