Islamabad: 2 arrested on charges of extortion
ISLAMABAD: The Sabzi Mandi Police have arrested two extortionists who were involved in demanding money from a citizen and later threatening to kill his children, police spokesman said. Hafeez ur Rehman Abbasi runs the business of transport in Markaz I-10. He lodged a report with the Sabzi Mandi Police Station on July 3, 2014 about an unidentified caller demanding Rs4 million from him besides threatening to kidnap and kill his children if he did not fulfil his demand.
A police team investigated the matter and succeeded in tracing two culprits after collecting evidence against them. They were identified as Taimur Hussain Abbasi, son of Saddar Hussain, and Adeel Abbasi, son of Arshad Mehmud Abbasi, both residents of Rawalpindi. It has been revealed during preliminary investigation that one of the accused Taimur Hussain got training along with terrorists in Afghanistan.