THE Oshiwara police recently arrested two men for allegedly extorting Rs 1.6 lakh and an expensive mobile phone from a 18-year-old for partying at a pub without informing his parents.

Police said the student from Andheri (West) paid the money over 17 months, after they threatened to tell his parents about him partying and drinking, according to a Times of India report. It also said that one of the accused demanded an iphone worth Rs 1 lakh from the student as a “gift”.

According to the police, the accused have been identified as Athhar Khan alias Papa (35) and Abdul Alawe alias Akku (21)

The duo abducted the student on Wednesday after he refused to pay them an additional Rs 3.1 lakh and another iphone. The teenager finally told his parents, who then filed a complaint with the police on Thursday and the accused were arrested.

The duo was booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and have been sent to police custody till November 11, while police are on the lookout for Danish Ansari.

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