Karachi: ‘Extortionist’ working for policemen arrested
KARACHI: Police arrested 47 suspected criminals on Friday including a man hired by cops for extorting traders. SSP East Syed Pir Mohammad Shah said police raided a house in Shah Faisal Colony and arrested Liaquat Ali. During interrogation, the arrested man disclosed that he had been hired along with his associate Abdul Sattar by Head Constable Rahat Ali and Constable Zafar Ali to extort traders in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Sharea Faisal and Shah Faisal Colony on their behalf.
Liaquat said he paid Rs218,000 to the head constable and Rs16,000 to the constable every month.
The head constable is presently posted in Mirpurkhas and the constable at the Sharea Faisal police station. The police detained Constable Zafar Ali for questioning and also contacted the Mirpurkhas police for Head Constable Rahat Ali’s arrest.