K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: The Karimnagar Police Commissionerate’s Task Force personnel have arrested four persons for posing themselves as Task Force police and collecting ‘mamools’ from a tractor owner and its driver and threatening them with dire consequences.
Police sources said following a complaint they had arrested Varala Raju (42) of Arepalli village, Md Rafiq (27) of Salehnagar, SK Ameer (27) of Rekurthi and Saleem of Rekurthi were posing themselves as the Task force police and collecting ‘mamools’ threatening the tractor owners transporting sand. Accordingly, the accused persons had threatened tractor owner R Harish (26) of Elgandal mandal when his driver was transporting the sand for the village requirements.
The accused persons stopped the tractor and demanded Rs 30,000 and threatened him with dire consequences if he informed anyone. The victim alerted the police, who arrested all the four accused persons. They were handed to the Kothapalli police station for further investigation.