Raigada man held to extort money from teacher by impersonating him as DPC

Rayagada: A person has been arrested by the Bismakatak police for trying to extort money from a teacher in Khedapada village under Chandilli police station in Rayamada district by calling himself a District Project Coordinator (DPC).
The accused has been identified as Bhima Gantha of Sansarathali area of ??the district.
According to sources, one Dandasi Piribika (40) lodged a complaint with Bissamcuttack police alleging that accused Bhima demanded a bribe of Rs 6,000 from him and threatened to take action against him if he does not pay the money.As per the complainant, the accused went to Sanasartheli village posing as a DPC and reprimanded him accusing of not following the prescribed guidelines. Acting on the plaint, the accused has been arrested and will be produced before the court today, the police said.

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