Fake CBI investigators raid sugar mill, 16 arrested

Evidently inspired by starrer Bollywood movie ‘Special 26’ featuring Akshay Kumar 19 people outstretched to a sugar mill posing as CBI officers to extort money however they ran out of luck and 16 of them landed behind the bars due to the on time intervention of the police.

As per media reports Superintendent of Police Yamuna Prasad said on Friday that sixteen people have been arrested for posing as CBI officers when they went to regulate a raid at a sugar mill in Asmoli area.

He added, 19 people posed as CBI officers, reached the sugar mill on Thursday and claimed that certain discordance adhering to pollution control norms demanded Rs 15-20 lakh from the sugar mill management. On presuming foul play, some mill staff informed the police, who arrested 16 people while three others managed to escape.

‘Special 26’, is a 2013 Indian robbery film where a team of tricksters pose as CBI officers and conduct raids to rob businessmen.

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