A phone call left a woman panicky when the caller demanded Rs 2 lakh as extortion money or else her son would be murdered. The spine-chilling incident occurred in Dighori area coming under Hudkeshwar Police Station jurisdiction on Wednesday afternoon.
The complainant woman Vanita Ashok Bondre (45), resident of Plot No. 51, Telecom Nagar, Dighori, answered the call coming on her son Vinod’s mobile phone at about 2 pm on Wednesday. The accused caller Rahul Karlewar, resident of Dighori, told Vanita that she should tell her son Vinod to give him Rs 2 lakh or else he will murder him. Terrified by the phone call, Vanita immediately reached Hudkeshwar Police Station and filed a complaint in this connection.
Hudkeshwar API Ingle, acting on the complaint, booked the accused Rahul Karlewar under Section 387 of IPC and launched a search to nab him.