Police here Thursday arrested five people for allegedly demanding Rs.5 lakh from a contractor and seized a pistol from their possession.
An eminent lawyer, who represented several Bollywood actors, received a Rs two crore extortion threat on Monday from two unidentified men.
Four extortionists who had demanded Rs 50 lakh ransom from a local businessman and threatened to kidnap his son if he failed to do so, were publicly thrashed and paraded by police here.
Two college students who tried to extort money from a shop-keeper at Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh`s West Kameng district have been arrested.
A Chinese delegation has demanded adequate security against the extortion mafia to be able to conduct a seismic survey at Badin city in Sindh province.
Police on Saturday claimed to have
busted a gang of extortionists posing as `Al-Badr` militants
and demanding money from factory owners and landlords in south
Kashmir`s Awantipora region.
Cracking down on rampant cell
phone crimes, Bangladesh`s elite security forces have zeroed
in on a village, most of whose residents were found to be
involved in racketeering using mobiles, officials said.
A Delhi court on Friday framed
charges against two brothers under the anti-organised crime
law MCOCA for allegedly being involved in several cases of
extortion and cheating in the national capital.
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Day in Pics: 27th January
Showbiz World - January 27, 2015