Extortion


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Extortion

An illegal act in which one coerces another into providing money or something else of value. For example, one may extort money from a business by threat of force. Extortion historically has been common in organized crime.
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The builder was taken into confidence and a complaint of extortion was registered at the Kasarvadavali Police Station.
It was established that the initiator of the kidnapping and extortion was a former business partner of the kidnapped man.
An anti-terrorism court had sentenced the appellant, who was said to be affiliated with the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), to 14 years in prison after convicting him of taking extortion from a vegetable trader.
Siraj Teli and Muffasar Malik in a statement, stressed that LEAs must devise strict strategies to completely wipe out extortionists and ensure foolproof security to the business and industrial community, particularly small traders and shopkeepers of the Old City Areas who continue to receive threats and were being victimized by the Extortion Mafia.
In a statement, Siraj Teli and Muffasar Malik stressed that LEAs must devise strict strategies to completely wipe out extortionists and ensure foolproof security to the business and industrial community, particularly small traders and shopkeepers of the Old City Areas who continue to receive threats and were being victimised by the Extortion Mafia.
Let's pay extortion money to criminals as law enforcement agencies can't protect us'
But this practice of monthly extortion - amounting to Rs0.
Any small trader, who has been arrested by rangers on charge of facilitator to extortion mafia and has admitted the same, will have to face the consequences," said BMG group chief Siraj Kassam at a meeting held today.
When asked if the truckers association have not taken up the issue of extortion with the relevant authorities, Ahmed said truckers no longer believe in their leaders as many have compromised with the Joint Task Force operatives.
Since January, the CITF has arrested, mostly for extortion activities, 41 PNP personnel and 15 of their civilian accomplices based on 1,180 police-related concerns relayed through text.
These communists have been there for a week conducting extortion to poor masses despite of the conditions of President Duterte to Stop NPA extortions before the resumption of Peace Talks.
KARACHI -- Director General of Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) Major General Mohammad Saeed on Wednesday said that extortion will not be allowed to take root in Karachi again.