Shikarpur: 2 cops among 6 apprehended for extortion
SHIKARPUR: As reported by the Dawn News on Monday, six people, two policemen among them, were arrested on Sunday on the charge of extorting money from the people.
Wagon driver Nazeer told Lakhi police that he was going to Karachi after unloading flood relief goods of Al-Khair Welfare Organisation in Jacobabad when he was intercepted by a group of people, two of them in police uniform, on Shikarpur-Sukkur road near Jara Wah. They robbed him and his companions of cash and mobile phones, he said.
Police reached Jara Wah and saw the gang extorting money from drivers and commuters on the pretext of checking. They arrested constables Khalid Soomro and Saifullah, taxi driver Shahzado Jogi, Badar Abro, Mir Ahmed Lohar and Gulsher Junejo.
According to police, some of the arrested persons were posing themselves as PPP office-bearers but the local PPP leadership has disowned them.
The complete article can be found at Dawn News.