Sadar’s cops charge money lender with extortion, threatening man’s life
Nagpur: Sadar’s police have hired a loan shark and two others accused of extortion and threatening to kill a man for money.
The plaintiff, Naitik Suresh Sardar (30), resident of Jeevan Eklavya Estate, Sumit Nagar, Jaitala Road, had taken 10,000 rupees from accused moneylender Shubham Ashok Shahu (30) on credit in December 2019. However, despite Naitik’s return of money. Along with interest, the accused Shubham demanded an additional Rs 20,000 as interest and an additional Rs 20,000 as extortion money. The accused loan shark harassed Naitik for the money.
On October 21, while Naitik was working at the Caps and Cones ice cream parlor at Meshram Statue Square in Sadar, the accused Shubham went there and snatched a Samsung cell phone worth Rs 10,000 from Naitik. Moreover, on November 14 around 11:30 p.m., Naitik was going home. The accused Shubham and his two accomplices docked Naitik near Ravi Bhavan in Civil Lines and snatched his two-wheeler (MH-31 / BK 8513) worth Rs 30,000. The accused trio were severely beaten. Naitik and also threatened to kill him.
Sadar Woman API Gurnule, acting on Naitik’s complaint, reserved accused Shubham Shahu and two others under IPC Articles 386, 323, 34 read with Articles 39, 44, 45 of Maharashtra Money-Lending (Regulation) Act 2014. Further investigation is underway.