Extortionists’ gang busted; leader held
SARGODHA: Police on Friday smashed an alleged notorious inter-district money extortionists’ gang with the arrest of the ring leader and recovered worth 10 million looted valuables.
It was revealed by District Police Officer Dr. Muhammad Rizwan during a press conference at Bhalwal. The DPO said that Sarfraz Fazay Shah gang was used to publish job and installation of mobile companies tower and business share advertisements in different newspapers of Lahore, Islamabad, Mahsehrah, Faisalabad, Chiniot, Jhang and other big cities. When, he added, people approached them they extorted huge amount as security and later threatened them to face dire consequences with arms display. He said that the Sargodha police accepted this challenge to take an action against the gang. He said that the police arrested ring leader Hamid Shah, the brother of Sarfraz alias Fazay Shah and Ejaz Shah. Police have recovered Rs.10 million.