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Extortion
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

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

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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

India  /  Published 16.12.21

Param Bir Singh’s co-accused nabbed

A man named an accused in an extortion case allegedly involving former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh and others was arrested here on Thursday afternoon, a police official said. The crime...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 04.12.21

Charge-sheet against Param

The crime branch of Mumbai police on Saturday filed a charge sheet against former city police commissioner Param Bir Singh and three others in an extortion case registered in suburban Goregaon. This ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


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