Expelled Trinamool Congress strongman and MLA Arabul Islam was arrested on Sunday from the New Town area, the emerging satellite township near Kolkata, for his alleged involvement in an extortion case, police said.
Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) apprehended three eunuchs for allegedly troubling passengers and extorting money from them during a journey on the Vijayawada-Warangal route.
Delhi Police's failure to place on record mandatory certificates regarding admissibility of electronic evidence has led a city court to acquit underworld don Babloo Srivastava and three others in a 2003 alleged extortion case.
A local court Friday stayed the arrest of a former school principal in connection with a case charging him and three teachers of extorting money from some students, including a class XI student who had mysteriously disappeared from the school premises on February 28 and was found three weeks later.
Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) President Kuldeep Bishnoi has received a letter which allegedly demanded Rs ten crore as extortion money and threatened him that his 23-year-old son will be killed if the amount is not paid, police said on Thursday.