Girl harassed, blackmailed in Faridabad

A 22-year-old girl, resident of sector-16 of Faridabad, has accused a man of threatening, extortion and blackmailing her, police said.

Expelled TMC MLA Arabul Islam arrested

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.

Six suspected Maoists arrested on extortion charges in Bihar

Six suspected Maoists were on Saturday arrested from Sheohar, Muzaffarpur and Sitamarhi districts of Bihar on the charges of alleged extortion.

Andhra Pradesh: Three eunuchs nabbed for extorting money from passengers

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.

Babloo Srivastava, three others acquitted by court

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.

Bihar: Ex-DAV school principal's arrest stayed

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.

Mexico detains 7 federal police for extortion

Mexican authorities detained on Thursday seven federal police officers accused of committing extortion in the border city of Matamoros, days after 13 other agents were held in a kidnapping case.

Kuldeep Bishnoi receives threat letter demanding Rs 10 cr extortion money

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.

Naxals extorting money from traders, industrialists: Govt

Naxals are extorting money from traders, industrialists and others in different areas in the country, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Extortion demanded from SP leader in UP

An unidentified person has allegedly demanded Rs 5 crore as extortion money from Samajwadi Party district President here, police said on Tuesday.

Judicial custody for Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar

Iqbal Kaskar, brother of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim, was on Friday remanded in judicial custody till February 20 by a magistrate's court here.

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar arrested in extortion, assault case
Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar arrested in extortion, assault case

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar was arrested by Mumbai Police on Tuesday, as per reports.

Gujarat police begins probe into extortion call made to Kutch trader

A team of Gujarat police began its search operations in the district to nab the miscreants who had allegedly made a call to a Kutch-based trader demanding extortion money of Rs 2 crore from him.

US slaps sanctions against Dawood Ibrahim's brother Anees
US slaps sanctions against Dawood Ibrahim's brother Anees

The US on Friday slapped sanctions against two Indians, including a brother of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, and a Pakistan-based paper company for their ties with D Company.

Woman tries to blackmail, extort money from banker; arrested

A 35-year-old woman, who was allegedly part of a gang which tried to extort Rs 80 lakh from a bank officer by blackmailing him on the basis of an obscene CD, has been arrested by police here.

SP leader, two others booked for extortion and threatening

SP leader Dilip Verma and two others have been booked on charges of extortion and issuing threats to a village panchayat officer, police said on Saturday.

Woman suspected to be wife of gangster Ravi Pujari detained

Immigration authorities at the international airport here detained a woman and her son suspecting them to be the wife and the son of fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, police said on Tuesday.

Iraq police crack down on kidnappings in east

Police operations in Iraq's eastern region of Diyala have led to three hostages being freed and the dismantling of several extortion gangs, the local police chief said on Sunday.

After Shah Rukh, Farah Khan and Mahesh Bhatt on Ravi Pujari's radar?
After Shah Rukh, Farah Khan and Mahesh Bhatt on Ravi Pujari's radar?

The relationship between the underworld and Bollywood has always been a troubled one. Many stories have been told and many celebrities have landed in trouble in the past because of them.

FIR against SP MLA's son and 19 others for extortion in UP

An FIR has been lodged against an SP MLA's son and 19 others for allegedly demanding extortion money from a doctor, police said here.