Bhubaneswar: Kalahandi police detained two persons who were collecting extortion on from vehicles at Kadali Ghati Lanjigarh-Bhawanipatna raod by impersonating as RTO officials late on Monday night.
While one person was impersonating as the Regional Transport Officer, another was identifying him as his staff. They were using a red-beacon fitted car and intercepting vehicles at the Ghati and collecting extortions on the pretention of checking documents of the vehicles, according to reports.
On the advice of the Rayagada SP, a team of the Bishwanathpur police conducted raids and nabbed the two miscreants and seized the red-beacon vehicle. The police are now questioning the two,’ said sources.