police-pc-2The Navi Mumbai Police Crime Branch has arrested 6 gangsters on charges of extortion of Rs 8 lakhs from a city builder. These gangsters belonging to the Rajkumar Mhatre gang were threatening a private builder at Kharghar for a month. However, after the complaint registered by the builder, the police successfully nabbed the extortionists. The Navi Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested 6 gangsters who have demanded an extortion of Rs. 8 lakhs from a builder at Kharghar. All the arrested have several crime cases registered against them in the Navi Mumbai and Thane police records. In the recent past, there have been definite signs of the involvement of gangsters and underworld in the realty market. With the mind boggling development taking place in Navi Mumbai, this is not unexpected. Mumbai Jt. Commissioner of Police Rakesh Maria too has confirmed reports of underworld money being invested in the growing city market to NMTV News. Extortion cases too are rampant but several builders choose to pay gangsters than file a complaint with the police, hence not all cases come in the open. With the success of the Navi Mumbai police in this case of extortion, the growing number of extortion cases might just be arrested, say hopeful builders. With cameraperson Naresh Gajalwar, Sushir Sharma for NMTV News.

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