Waiter who sent threat messages to Madhuri Dixit arrested

Mumbai: A 23-year-old man who allegedly sent threat messages to Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit on her mobile phone in a bid to extort money has landed in police net.

Three arrested in Delhi for extortion

New Delhi: A businessman and his two employees were arrested for making extortion calls to another businessman after claiming to be members of wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's gang, police said Thursday.

Extortion case: Court issues production warrant against Abu Salem

 Extradited gangster Abu Salem, who is lodged in a jail in Mumbai, was on Saturday directed by a Delhi court to appear before it on November 29 in an extortion case for allegedly demanding Rs five crore as protection money from a Delhi-based businessman in 2002.

Two persons arrested for attempting to extort money in Aizawl

Two persons, including the chief organiser of the Zoram Nationalist Party's (ZNP) youth wing, have been arrested in Aizawl for attempting to extort money from a businessman.

Chinese police probe executives of business daily for graft: Report

Police in Shanghai are investigating eight people, including employees of the 21st Century Business Herald newspaper, on suspicion of extortion, China`s official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday.

Bihar: Extortion case filed against JD-U legislator Anant Singh

A case of extortion has been lodged here against Bihar's ruling JD-U legislator Anant Singh, police said on Wednesday.

Extortion case against couple for threatening Sena MLA, son

The city police have registered a case of extortion against a couple for allegedly trying to extort money from the local Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik.

Extortion case: Court allows Abu Salem`s plea

A Delhi court on Friday allowed a plea of extradited gangster Abu Salem, accused of demanding Rs five crore as protection money from a businessman here in 2002, to continue with the trial in the case even in his absence.

Extortion case against Nitish Kumar`s party MLA Anant Singh

In a major embarrassment for Bihar`s Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a case of extortion has been lodged against his close aide and party Janata Dal (U) MLA Anant Singh in Patna.

Court summons ex-cop Pradeep Sharma in extortion case

A local court issued a summons asking dismissed police officer Pradeep Sharma to appear before the court in a 15 years old extortion case.

Criminal acquitted due to lack of evidence in UP

A notorious criminal, who carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, has been acquitted by a local court in a 10-year-old extortion case due to lack of evidence, sources said Thursday.

HC puts stay on arrest of suspended DIG Alok Kumar

DIG Alok Kumar, suspended on charge of seeking Rs 10 crore extortion money from a liquor trader, Friday got a relief from the Patna High Court which put a stay on his arrest.

Thane builder gets extortion threats

Police have launched a manhunt to nab four persons, who allegedly threatened a local builder and demanded Rs 50 lakh from him as "protection money".

Assam: Two persons arrested for demanding ransom

: Two extortionists have been arrested from Assam on the charge of demanding a ransom of Rupees five lakh from an IAS officer`s wife in Arunachal Pradesh, the police said.

HC notice to Police chief in `false` extortion case

The Court has asked the Commissioner of Police to file an affidavit stating what inquiry has been undertaken on receipt of legal notice from the advocate of the grieved housewife Hansa Kedia.

Abu Salem seeks bail in extortion case

Abu Salem moved a bail applicaton before a local court where he faces a case relating to alleged extortion of money from a businessman in 2002.

NCP office-bearer arrested in 2002 extortion case

An NCP office-bearer wanted in a
2002 extortion case, associated with underworld don Chhota Rajan, was arrested, said a senior police
official.

Five held in cases of robbery and extortion

City police Tuesday arrested five
persons in two separate cases of robbery and extortion, police said.

Six persons suffer burn injuries after acid attack

Six persons suffered
burn injuries Thursday after a man threw acid on them for demanding extortion near a cinema hall in Gopalganj district, police said.

Cops arrested for extortion in Lucknow

Three of four policemen of the Special Operations Group (SOG) accused of extorting money from a businessman in Uttar Pradesh have been arrested, police said Wednesday.