Mira Bhayandar: Employee among 3 held for trying to extort Rs 80 lac from diamond merchant

The trio included the merchant's employee, who was given the task of flying to Dubai with Rs 3 crore diamonds.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Thursday, September 22, 2022, 08:47 AM IST
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Mumbai: Three people were arrested on Wednesday from Mira Bhayandar for allegedly trying to extort Rs 80 lakh from a diamond merchant.

The trio included the merchant's employee, who was given the task of flying to Dubai with Rs 3 crore diamonds. However, he hatched a conspiracy with two others who phoned the merchant, saying that his courier has been detained by the Customs.

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