Nowshera: Gang involved in extortion busted
NOWSHERA: Police claimed to have busted a gang involved in extortion from drivers of containers carrying fuel for Nato forces in Afghanistan.
District Police Officer Muhammad Hussain told reporters that police had been receiving complaints from drivers that a group of eight extortionists introducing them as cops was involved in extorting money from them.
A police party headed by SHO of Akora Khattak Police Station on Monday raided the entry point at Khairabad and arrested the fraudsters. They were identified as Batoor, Shakil Ahmed, Muhammad Ashraf, Amanullah, Mujeebur Rehman, Majeed Khan, Sahib Jan, Masal Khan and Shaheen. The police also recovered receipt book and Rs0.259m from their possession.