RJD MLA receives Rs 20 lakh extortion phone call – Press Trust of India

15:43 HRS IST

Motihari, Sep 12 (PTI) A RJD MLA in Bihar’s East
Champaran district today claimed to have received a phone call
from an anonymous person demanding Rs 20 lakh from him.

Faisal Rahman, RJD MLA from Dhaka assembly
constituency in East Champaran district said he received the
phone call on his mobile number at 9.56 am this morning.

The MLA said the anonymous caller first asked him his
name and then asked him to pay extortion money of Rs 20 lakh
within a week failing which he (MLA) would have to face dire
consequences. The caller also used abusive language against
him.

Rahman said he informed the Superintendent of Police
(SP) and the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) about the
call and also lodged a complaint with the Dhaka police
station.

Confirming the incident, the Assistant Superintendent
of Police (ASP) of Sikarahna, Bambam Choudhary said that an
FIR has been lodged on the basis of MLA’s complaint.

The police are investigating the matter and culprits
would soon be arrested, Choudhary added.

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