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3 held for attempt to extort money from businessman

Three persons have been arrested for allegedly attempting to extort money from a local businessman in Puducherry.

india Updated: Sep 30, 2009 14:24 IST

Three persons have been arrested for allegedly attempting to extort money from a local businessman.

Police said one of the accused contacted the businessman over phone, demanding money on September 18 and threatened that his family would be eliminated if it was not paid.

Based on a complaint from the businessman, police traced the call, which came from Tiruchirapalli. Police arrested three persons on Tuesday and remanded to custody, they added.