Hapur SP gets extortion call, death threat

Updated: Mar 19 2023 7:51PM

Hapur (UP), Mar 19 (PTI) A case has been registered against a history-sheeter here for allegedly trying to extort Hapur Superintendent of Police Abhishek Verma and threatening to kill him, a police official said here on Sunday.

The accused who placed the extortion call has been identified as Rohit Saxena, a resident of Bareilly district, police said.

Additional SP Mukesh Chandra Mishra said Saxena had made a number of calls on the official phone numbers of the SP, and had hurled casteist abuses at the SP as he tried to extort him and also threatened to kill him.