The Mangalhat police today arrested three notorious rowdy sheeters and two anti-social elements who allegedly indulged in extortion, targetting wealthy people. Working on informationr received, the police nabbed three rowdy sheeters — Abed Bin Khaled (22), Mirza Shahnwaz Hussain Baig(23) and Tabrez Khan(24) along with two anti-social elements Lakhan Singh (22) and Fayaz Khan (25), police said in a release here. The accused persons had last month approached one Arun Thripathi Propriotor of M/s Pragathi Road carriers and Transport at his premises and forcibly collected Rs 50,000 from him. They had also collected Rs 20,000 from a pawn broker. Abed Bin Khaled, rowdy sheeter planned along with his associates to murder his rival Shaik Feroz.
A sword was seized from the possession of Abed Bin Khaled, the release added.