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Extortion
West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.22

3 traders attacked for extortion protest

Three businessmen were attacked by goons when they reportedly refused to bow down to extortion demands in two separate incidents in Habra of North 24-Parganas and Santipur of Nadia district on Wednesd...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.22

Extortion: Four criminals held

Dhanbad police on Friday arrested four criminals, including one from Uttar Pradesh, in connection with repeated extortion demands and threat calls to Dhanbad-based renowned surgeon Dr Samir Kumar...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 29.04.22

Kasba resident assaulted over ‘permission’ for plot boundary

“I told them I was not doing anything illegal and put my foot down saying the construction would continue.” The group that was joined by a few more men then allegedly assaulted him. Sing...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.22

Costly promise

Decades ago, when we were vastly entertained by “The Way of the World”, William Congreve’s Restoration drama satirizing London society, little did I realize that the ways of the worl...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

News  /  Published 23.04.22

Youth fires in crowded wholesale market in Sonarpur

A young man allegedly arrived at a crowded wholesale fish market in Sonarpur on Thursday evening in a car with a “Police” sticker on it, threatened some traders for not paying him and fire...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

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India  /  Published 21.04.22

J&K: BJP leaders arrested

  Two BJP leaders were arrested on Thursday for allegedly extorting money from a woman in order to get her brother out of jail, officials said. They identified the arrested men as BJP's Band...
By Our Bureau in Srinagar

News  /  Published 20.04.22

Kolkata witnesses 12 incidents involving guns in nine months

Bansdroni, April 19, 2022: Realtor shot at in Bansdroni following a dispute over promoting a plot on southern fringes of Kolkata Narkeldanga, April 18, 2022: Neighbour tries to shoot a man who compla...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.22

Bokaro police nabs extortioners

Bokaro police on Tuesday arrested four history-sheeters engaged in extortion demand and levy collection from traders, industrialists, and other persons as part of an extortion racket. The police also...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.22

Extortionists in police net

Acting tough against the regular complaints of extortion demand from Dhanbad traders in name of UP-based jailed shooter Aman Singh, Dhanbad Police today arrested five criminals of his gang who were pl...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 20.01.22

Three imposters arrested for extorting bikers, motorists in New Town

Three men were arrested for allegedly posing as officers of the Bidhannagar city police and extorting money from bikers and other motorists near a bridge off the Shapoorji Pallonji housing complex in ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Town


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