Mardan: ‘Extortionist’ arrested
MARDAN: Police have arrested a man allegedly involved in a plot to extort Rs10 million from his employer in the Hoti area. DSP city Khalid Naseem Khan and Amjid Khan, SHO Hoti police station, while speaking at a press conference here on Monday said the accused identified as Ashraf Khan alias Ashrafy was allegedly found involved in a plot to extort Rs10 million from his employer Saifullah Khan, a professor of the Beaconhouse Public School and College Mardan.
They said professor Saifullah Khan had registered FIR against unknown person when he received several unanimous phone calls and letters for the last couple of weeks in which the extortionists threatened him to provide them money otherwise they would kidnap his children.
After investigation, they said, Saifullah Khan’s home servant known as Ashrafy was found part of the gang.