Rangers arrest wife, husband for extortion

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers, Sindh has conducted a surgical action in Lyari area and arrested a couple involved in extortion.

The extortionists from Lyari Gangwar were demanding Rs 5 lac from a local trader, the Rangers spokesman said here on Tuesday. The Rangers personnel laid a trap and asked extortionists to collect the money. After a long wait, a woman appeared to collect extortion money who was arrested.

During initial interrogation the woman confessed that she has taken extortion money from 3 different individuals in the past and is an accomplice of notorious extortionist namely Imran alias Kawwa. On her pointation the accomplice of woman who is her husband has also been arrested. Further investigation is underway.