PERAMBUR: Vijayakumar, 29, of Pattabiram, Chennai, was on his way to Vyasarpadi Jeeva railway station at around 3 am today when three men on a Pulsar’s two-wheeler extorted money from him and demanded money from people sleeping on a nearby sidewalk.
As soon as the police control room was informed about this, the persons who knew that the police were coming to the spot rushed towards Perambur from there and the police kept on chasing them and put them back on Perambur Melpatti Ponnappan Street.
Vyasarpadi police captured Sanjay, a 19-year-old boy from Puliyanthope and a 17-year-old boy from Puliyanthoppu.
During the interrogation, it was revealed that he had stolen the Pulsar bike from Korukkupettai on the 2nd and extorted money by brandishing a knife in the early hours of the morning.
Police confiscated a knife, an iron rod, and a stolen Pulsar bike from them, and are searching for Gaja, a resident of Puliyanthope.