GUWAHATI, Oct 5 - Geetanagar police on Saturday arrested four of its staff on charges of extortion. Assistant Commissioner of Police Putul Chandra Baishya said havildar Jitendra Nath Das, constable Ranjit Singh, home guard Dilmohammad Ali and home guard cum driver Jiyaur Rahman were arrested after a complaint was filed by one Shahidul Islam.
The complainant alleged that the four police personnel on Thursday night stopped him at Jonali while he was riding a motorcycle. They then took him to RG Baruah Road Tiniali (Zoo Tiniali) on a police patrolling vehicle and released him after taking Rs 1000 in cash. A case has been registered against the four personnel under section 384 and 34 of IPC. A court on Saturday sent them to judicial custody.