Man held for extorting gold after posing as custom officer in Delhi

After finding gold bars in victim's bag, the accused, impersonating as custom officials, threatened him of implicating him in a criminal case and took the bag on the pretext of examination and fled. 

May 25, 2019, 22:50 PM IST

Couple arrested in Delhi for running extortion racket

A 25-year-old man and his girlfriend were arrested here for allegedly clicking objectionable photos of their massage clients and blackmailing and extorting money from them, the police said on Friday.

Sep 21, 2018, 23:03 PM IST

Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar pleaded to get homemade food in jail, application denied

A special MCOCA court has rejected the plea of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar, arrested in an extortion case, to allow him to have homemade food in jail due to his various ailments.

Jan 09, 2018, 17:32 PM IST

After journalist, Congress chief Bhupesh Baghel charged in sex CD case

An FIR has been filed against Congress state chief Bhupesh Baghel on Friday in connection with the state minister sex CD case.

Oct 28, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

Journalist Vinod Verma arrested on allegations of extortion claims he is being framed

Senior journalist Vinod Verma was arrested early on Friday morning from his Ghaziabad residence by the Chhattisgarh Police on charges of extortion.

Oct 27, 2017, 13:14 PM IST

Senior journalist Vinod Verma arrested for allegedly blackmailing BJP minister

He was arrested and taken to the Indirapuram Police Station at 3.30 am where he was questioned for hours.

Oct 27, 2017, 10:33 AM IST

Iqbal Kaskar, two others sent to judicial custody in extortion case

Mafia operative Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar and two other associates were sent to judicial custody for 14 days in an extortion case in which his two brothers - fugitive don Dawood and Anees - are also co-accused, an official said here on Saturday.

Oct 14, 2017, 21:25 PM IST

Iqbal Kaskar extortion case: Dawood Ibrahim shown as wanted accused

Dawood Ibrahim is the key accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.

Oct 04, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Police suspect politicians' involvement in Iqbal Kaskar's extortion racket

Thane Police is probing the involvement of local politicians in Iqbal Kaskar's extortion racket.

Sep 20, 2017, 08:33 AM IST

Jaipur: Four arrested for extorting money by posing as news reporters

Fake IDs of newspaper organizations were seized from them and they have been booked for cheating, criminal conspiracy.

May 20, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

Philippine soldiers kill 'more than 10' militants in bid to free captives

Philippine soldiers killed "more than 10" Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants in an attempt to free Vietnamese captives held on a remote southern island as troops fired howitzer shells on rebel positions, an army general said on Monday.

Apr 03, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Gangster demands extortion money from trader in Kairana

A trader allegedly received an extortion demand of Rs 2 lakh from a notorious criminal in Shamli district, police said on Sunday.

Mar 26, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

Transgender set on fire in Pakistan for refusing to pay his extortionist

A transgender person named Aqeel Ahmad was allegedly set ablaze in Islamabad for refusing to pay his extortionist, media reported.

Jan 10, 2017, 23:36 PM IST

Ex-Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's son-in-law gets bail

A court here on Thursday granted bail to former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's estranged son-in-law in a case of alleged theft and misappropriation of his wife's property.

Nov 24, 2016, 22:03 PM IST

Trinamool councillor held on extortion charge in Bengal

Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation member Anindya Chatterjee was arrested from the metropolis city`s satellite township Bidhannagar after a complaint that he demanded Rs 12 lakh as extortion money from an area resident", a police officer said.

Jul 12, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

Four held in Assam on charge of extortion for terror funding

Four persons, including an overground worker of a National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) faction and two teachers, have been arrested for extortion for terror funding, Assam Police said on Monday.

Jul 04, 2016, 21:53 PM IST

Odd-even scheme: 'Motorists complaining about extortion and bribe by AAP volunteers'

BJP and AAP are at loggerheads with each other, yet again! And, this time the bone of contention is Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's ambitious odd-even scheme.

Apr 21, 2016, 17:22 PM IST

Jail authorities in a fix over Chhota Rajan's deteriorating health, move court

The Tihar Jail​ authorities are in a fix over deteriorating health conditions of mafia don Chhota Raja, as per a media report.

Mar 19, 2016, 06:56 AM IST

Gangsters using selfie to extort ransom from victims in Bihar!

Gangsters in Bihar are taking full advantage of the latest advancements in the digital era, as per a media report.

Feb 28, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

Return of 'jungle raj'? Extortionists demand Rs 5 lakh from woman doctor in Patna

A woman doctor in the Bihar capital has been asked to pay Rs.5 lakh by unidentified extortionists, police said on Tuesday.

Jan 19, 2016, 21:14 PM IST