Kasargod, Dec 15, 2014 : A youth from Paivalike in Uppala was arrested by the Manjeshwar police on the charges of demanding Rs 10 lakh from a person and threatening to kill him otherwise.
The arrested person is Riyaz (28). Meanwhile police are on the look out for another accused named Ashique who managed to abscond.
The arrest followed a complaint from one Ibrahim of Paivalike stating that the duo who intercepted him a few days ago demanded a cash of Rs 10 lakh and threatened to kill him if he did not pay heed to their demand.
Ibrahim also stated that fearing his life he pledged his wife’s jewels to pay Rs 2 lakh to the duo the next day.