Fake Cop Arrested

Published: 14th April 2015 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th April 2015 06:03 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: The Nayapalli police on Monday arrested an imposter who tried to extort money from a city-based builder by posing as a police officer.

The accused, identified as Bighnaraj Nayak, is a native of Dharamsala under Jajpur police limits. He was residing at IRC Village in the Capital.

Bighnaraj was arrested on the basis of a complaint filed by one Manoranjan Nayak.

Bighnaraj, police said, had identified himself as a sub-inspector with the Commissionerate of Police and demanded money from Manoranjan on the pretext of some shortcomings.

A case was registered in this connection at Nayapalli police station and the accused was produced in a local court which sent him to judicial custody.

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