CID of Assam police on Tuesday arrested a person who impersonated himself as a Crime Branch Inspector and has been extorting money from suspects/accused of various cases under the pretext of exonerating them by influencing senior officers of the department.
The arrested person was identified as Upendra Pandey who originally hails from Uttar Pradesh but is presently staying in the Beltola area in Guwahati.
A case no 06/2022 under section 120 (B), 419, 420, 388 of IPC registered at CID police station.
He has been produced before the court where he was sent into judicial custody for further interrogation.
The CID had conducted searches at his residence. (ANI)