Man dressed as police on extortion spree, arrested in Chennai

The accused is a habitual offender and is involved in 41 cases all over the Tamilnadu and Tambaram Commissionerate Police stations, added the note.
Man dressed as police on extortion spree, arrested in Chennai
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CHENNAI: A 40-year-old man from Cuddalore, who posed as policeman and extorted money from gullible public from southern suburban area has been nabbed by police.

The arrested was identified as C Sivaraman in Virudachalam, Cuddalore.

Based on a complaint, a special team formed by Tambaram deputy commissioner, nabbed the man.

"Based on the complaint that a person pretending to being a police constable extorted and robbed jewels from unsuspecting persons. The accussed Sivaraman has been arrested and properties of 25 soverigns of gold and a bike , totally worth of Rs.5.7 lakh has been recovered from him,”said a press note from Tambaram police commissionerate.

The accused is a habitual offender and is involved in 41 cases all over the Tamilnadu and Tambaram Commissionerate Police stations, added the note.

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