Rangers arrest extortionist

City Reporter

Rangers in a joint intelligence based operation with police in New Karachi area arrested most wanted accused of extortionists group.

The accused identified as Zubair Ahmed alias Taj Muhammad had demanded extortion of Rs0.5 million from a trader and had threatened to abduct his son and to kill him in case of non-payment of demanded money, said a news release on Sunday.

The victim trader had informed the Rangers on its helpline acting upon which the paramilitary force arrested the accused. He has been handed over to police for further legal proceedings.

Meanwhile, in another news release Rangers spokesman informed that as many as three non-custom paid (NCP) vehicles were taken into custody by the Rangers at Guddu Check Post located near Sindh Balochistan border.