Karachi: 65 extortionists nabbed: AIG
KARACHI: Additional Inspector General (AIG) Karachi Akhtar Gorchani on Tuesday said that police have detained 65 extortionists, including a notorious gang in the ongoing crackdown against the extortion mafia of metropolis. In a meeting with the representatives of Timber Market, Tariq Road Market and Saddar Electronic Market, the AIG assured security to counter the threats posed by the criminal elements. He, however, said that police department has insufficient staff but has detained some 65 extortionists, including a notorious group in the recent targeted actions. He said the summary regarding openings of 5,000 policemen has been forwarded to the concerned authority. He further said that targeted raids are being conducted to root out the culprits from Lyari.