Mohali police convicted gangster Sandeep aka Kala Jatheri on Friday for allegedly making an extortion call to a town businessman. Kala Jatheri is a notorious criminal and is wanted by police in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi for extortion, murder and attempted murder.
Police said that after the new case is registered, district police will initiate the process to bring Jatheri on production warrants.
The plaintiff in the latest case, Kudratdeep Singh, told police he operated a brickyard and was a farmer and received a call on October 8.
The complainant told police that the appellant introduced himself as Kala Jatheri and asked him to spit out 1 crore rupees, failing to do so, which could lead to dire consequences.
“He threatened me and asked me not to inform the police. The appellant asked me to give him money or face the consequences, ”alleged the complainant.
Based on the complaint, the district police convicted Kala Jatheri under Articles 506 (criminal intimidation) and 387 (anyone who, in order to commit extortion, puts or attempts to cause a person to fear death or serious injury to that person or any other) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to the Phase VIII police station.
Kala Jatheri is a notorious criminal and was arrested by Delhi Police in July of this year. Jatheri is known to be a close associate of another Punjab-based gangster, Lawrence Bishnoi.
Jatheri and his gang are active in the National Capital Region (NCR) and are involved in murder, attempted murder and are also known to be involved in property grabbing incidents.