Karachi: CID police claim arresting three extortionists
KARACHI: The Crime Investigation Department (CID), Sindh police on Friday claimed to have arrested three extortionists from Saddar in the limits of Preedy police station.
SSP Fayyaz Khan said that on a tip-off, a CID team in a raid arrested three extortionists Arslan, Faizan and Mohammad Hussain and recovered three TT pistols from their possession.
He said that the accused were using the names of political parties to garner more money. The officer said the gang was fleecing doctors and businessmen in several areas, including Kharadar, Saddar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Burns Road.
He said that Arslan was the gang leader, adding that further investigation was under way.