Karachi: Police arrest two extortionists

KARACHI: Police have arrested two extortionists during a raid in Gizri area of the city, Aaj News reported on Saturday.

According to the reports, both the men had sought extortion from a local trader through means of intimidation, said CPLC chief Ahmed Chenoi.

He said that the two men one of them watchman of the trader had sent an extortion slip with a threatening letter in Rs1 million has been demanded with two bullets.

According to the statement of CPLC chief, the accused had warned the trader of consequences if he didn’t pay extortion.

Both the departments including police and CPLC carried out a joint raid and arrested the accused who were identified as Ishaq and Bakhtiar.