West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.21

Goons threaten new food unit in Nadia

Last week, goons made fresh demands for money when entrepreneurs Indrani Dutta and Laboni Dutta resumed construction that had been suspended for months because of the Covid situation...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.20

2 posing as PLFI held for extortion

Accused duo put PLFI poster on wall of Naresh Prajapati’s kiosk...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Chatra

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Extortion cuffs on Salt Lake spa employee

Spa employee arrested for allegedly blackmailing owner and posting her objectionable photographs on social media after she refused to pay him...
By Our Special Correspondent in Rajarhat

Calcutta  /  Published 26.11.20

Former help, son arrested for harassment

The duo threatened to post her photographs and mobile number on obscene websites ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 23.11.20

Body-in-bag case: Couple arrested

Sajid has apparently told the police that he had an affair with Sabah and strangled her when she threatened to expose him if he did not pay her Rs 70,000...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 21.11.20

7 held for extortion using porn

The gang used to post photographs of women on pornographic sites and blackmail them for money...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.20

3 held over WhatsApp scam in Rajasthan

Trio would extort money from victims by posing as women, send obscene pictures and then blackmail them...
By Alamgir Hossain in Jangipur

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Extortion bid posing as minister’s relative

Woman accuses man of demanding Rs 10,000 for a government job with the assurance that the minister would look into it...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Director complains of fraud on children

The suspects had allegedly demanded between Rs 50,000 and Rs 1 lakh from the guardians after promising roles for the children ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kasba

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.20

STATE DIGEST: Blast at DVC plant, 2 seriously injured

STATE DIGEST: Opium smuggler arrested; Rs 6lakh heist from petrol pump employee; criminals arrested on murder and extortion charges...
By Our Bureau


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