The rangers arrested four members of an extortion gang in a raid in Gulbahar area of the city on Sunday.
The paramilitary force arrested four accused namely Fahad, Sufian, Usama and Ilyas, a spokesperson of the Rangers said. “The gang had sent a chit on January 19, demanding 2.5 million protection money from a trader,” according to the Rangers statement.
The victim was warned of dire consequences including killing his family members in case of his failure to pay the extortion money, the spokesperson said.
The law enforcement force recovered mobile phone, sim card and voice clip from the arrested accused, the spokesperson stated.