Extortion gang member held for blackmailing Congress MLA using WhatsApp

The accused would pose as a woman and record WhatsApp video calls made to the victim through a screen recorder by showing pre-recorded videos of females.

published on : 30th May 2021

Mumbai man wanted for extortion, wife caught after dramatic chase

While Santoshkumar Rampratap Singh alias Bablu Thakur, was nabbed from a car after a chase on Thursday, his wife Rita Singh was caught after she jumped before a moving train at Dadar station.

published on : 30th May 2021

Maharashtra: Case against hospital in Nanded for hiding COVID-19 patient's death for money

The man died on April 21 while undergoing treatment but his death was announced by the hospital authorities only on April 24 until his family members paid the amount asked by the facility.

published on : 19th May 2021

Extortion racket busted in Delhi, three arrested

An initial inquiry was conducted and it was revealed that the complainant has made false and fabricated allegations to extort an amount of Rs 10 lakhs from Mahajan.

published on : 14th April 2021

Heat on NCP as CBI gets its foot in Maharashtra door

It could be argued with some merit that the opposition wasn’t to a probe per se but to the CBI, given its record of being a political tool of the Centre.

published on : 12th April 2021

UP Police gets custody of Mukhtar Ansari, ex-gangster on way back to Banda jail

Ansari, who has been lodged in the Rupnagar jail since January 2019 in connection with an extortion case, was taken in an ambulance, jail officials said.

published on : 6th April 2021

Four booked for extorting money from bookie in UP's Bulandshahr

Two of the accused -- Kuldeep Saxena and Ansh Kaushik - have been arrested while the others are still at large, police said, adding that Rs 90,000 were recovered from them.

published on : 17th February 2021

Three fake Maoists held on extortion charge  

The accused had allegedly been extorting money from a fellow villager by masquerading as Maoists.  

published on : 17th February 2021

Labour rights activist Nodeep Kaur granted bail in extortion case

Nodeep Kaur, a member of the Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan, is facing three cases, including charges of attempt to murder and extortion.

published on : 12th February 2021

Justice league: CBI told to file counter in Rayapati extortion case

Justice G Sri Devi is dealing with the petition by Sukesh who is presently lodged in Tihar jail in New Delhi since April 2017 in connection with another case.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Abhishek Banerjee exposes letter accusing Suvendu Adhikari of extorting Rs 6 cr from chit fund agency

Brandishing the two-page letter, the Diamond Harbour MP threw a challenge to Suvendu asking him to prove his allegation false.

published on : 24th January 2021

Hunt on for Delhi builder who tried to mislead investigators with false extortion complaint: Police

Raids are being conducted to nab builder Gaurav Jain, who cooked up a story and filed a false complaint at the Preet Vihar police station in a bid to get rid of his creditors.

published on : 8th January 2021

Rajasthan: Six held for befriending random people on social media, extorting money using morphed chat video

The accused have so far allegedly cheated people to the tune of Rs 25 lakh, a senior police officer said, adding 10 bank accounts linked to the gang have been identified and frozen.

published on : 6th January 2021

Mumbai court sentences gangster Chhota Rajan, 3 others to 2-year jail in extortion case

Chhota Rajan has been accused of threatening Panvel's builder Nandu Wajekar and attempted to extort Rs 26 crore from him.

published on : 4th January 2021

Eight-member gang nabbed for extortion in Chennai

Eight persons were arrested for allegedly waylaying a two-wheeler rider, robbing cash, and forcing him to transfer money from his mobile wallet.

published on : 30th December 2020
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