Extortionists on loose

Ghaziabad police have claimed that a man, who had surrendered in the killing of a senior Aero Club official, has said that he belongs to a gang which had all well-known persons living in Indirapuram and Loni on their radar. HT reports.

india Updated: Aug 12, 2012 01:03 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

Ghaziabad police have claimed that a man, who had surrendered in the killing of a senior Aero Club official, has said that he belongs to a gang which had all well-known persons living in Indirapuram and Loni on their radar.

The police quoted Manoj Pandit as saying that his gang has 15-20 people on its list of targets.

Police took remand of Manoj Pandit on Friday. He had surrendered at a Ghaziabad court after the murder of Aero Club DGM Nitin Sharma at Shakti-Khand area of Indirapuram.

Pandit is a relative and member of the extortion gang run by Prashant Sharma, who is known for alleged killing of five persons in 18 days during June/July.

First Published: Aug 12, 2012 01:01 IST