[

extortion racket

]
The IPS officer is accused of running an extortion racket along with other senior officials of the state government.(HT Photo)

IPS officer Manish Agarwal suspended by Rajasthan govt; professes innocence

By Jaykishan Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 09:21 AM IST
  • Agrawal was arrested on Tuesday in a case of extortion racket, allegedly run by senior state government officials. Currently, he is in judicial custody.
(Representative Image/File)
(Representative Image/File)

Chandigarh trader alleges 10L extortion call from Bishnoi’s aide

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 11:46 PM IST
The complainant, who sells spare automobile parts, told the police that a man who claimed to be an associate of the gangster had threatened to kill him in two days
Shamna Kasim, who began her acting career in 2007, has acted in more than 40 films in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu cinema. (Photo: @shamna_kasim)
Shamna Kasim, who began her acting career in 2007, has acted in more than 40 films in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu cinema. (Photo: @shamna_kasim)

Actor Shamna Kasim receives threat, extortion calls; 4 arrested

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 07:07 PM IST
Shamna Kasim’s father, in his complaint to the police, alleged that the extortionists were threatening to release some video clips.
Goa Minister was being called by an unknown number and the caller was demanding Rs three crore from him.(AP Photo/Representative)
Goa Minister was being called by an unknown number and the caller was demanding Rs three crore from him.(AP Photo/Representative)

Three held for trying to extort money from Goa minister

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 11:03 PM IST
Pradip Malik, Amol Swami and R Patil, all hailing from Maharashtra, were picked up from outside the official residence of the minister and are currently being questioned for their motive behind the extortion bid.
HT Image
HT Image

Nine held for making fake IDs of defence, NHAI, administration officials in Mohali

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Police suspect it to be an extortion racket as fake ID cards of officials in the defence forces, civil administration, National Highways Authority of India and even journalists were seized after raids
One of the accused of the gang of extortionists being produced in a Bhopal court in September.(PTI)
One of the accused of the gang of extortionists being produced in a Bhopal court in September.(PTI)

MP High Court tells govt not to shift officer probing extortion scandal

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Ranjan
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2019 01:34 AM IST
The special investigation team (SIT) formed last month to probe an alleged extortion racket in Madhya Pradesh that targeted high-profile people, has already had three chiefs.
Monica Yadav, one of the accused in honey trap gang case who was arrested on Thursday.(PTI)
Monica Yadav, one of the accused in honey trap gang case who was arrested on Thursday.(PTI)

MP top cop sets up SIT to probe honey trap scandal, complainant suspended

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2019 11:04 PM IST
The extortion racket has led to war of words between the ruling party Congress and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
An extortion racket, allegedly run by a 43-year-old woman who posed as a Delhi Police crime branch officer to intimidate businessmen, was busted and three persons held(HT File (Representative Image))
An extortion racket, allegedly run by a 43-year-old woman who posed as a Delhi Police crime branch officer to intimidate businessmen, was busted and three persons held(HT File (Representative Image))

Extortion racket run by a woman busted, three held

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 10:44 PM IST
The arrested included the woman and a couple, the police said, and all of them were allegedly caught red-handed while they were attempting to extort 5 lakh from a jeweller in northwest Delhi’s Pitampura on Sunday.
Rizwan Kaskar, after his arrest on July 18.
Rizwan Kaskar, after his arrest on July 18.

‘Dawood’s nephew involved in extortion racket for two years’: Anti-extortion cell

Mumbai | By Manish K Pathak
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 08:16 AM IST
The anti-extortion cell (AEC), which arrested Rizwan Kaskar and two of his associates last week, said he got involved in the family’s extortion racket after his father Iqbal Kaskar was arrested and sent to jail in 2017.
Speaking to HT, Kenye said though his party supports the centre’s initiative for ending the protracted conflict in Nagaland; the “grey area” of being kept in the dark about the contents of the accord are now prevailing over.(HT Photo)
Speaking to HT, Kenye said though his party supports the centre’s initiative for ending the protracted conflict in Nagaland; the “grey area” of being kept in the dark about the contents of the accord are now prevailing over.(HT Photo)

Kept in the dark about peace accord : Nagaland MP Keyne

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 05:38 PM IST
Kenye is the Secretary General of the Nagaland People’s Front, a former ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The alliance between the two sides was called off just ahead of the assembly election in the state in January 2018.
In a first case of its kind, Punjab jails minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa dismissed from service Patiala jail superintendent Rajan Kapur, two assistant superintendents and a head warder, for running an extortion racket in the prison with the help of gangsters.(AFP)
In a first case of its kind, Punjab jails minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa dismissed from service Patiala jail superintendent Rajan Kapur, two assistant superintendents and a head warder, for running an extortion racket in the prison with the help of gangsters.(AFP)

Extortion racket: Patiala jail supdt, 3 other officials dismissed from service

Patiala | By Vishal Rambani
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 08:01 AM IST
Punjab jails minister also ordered registration of an FIR against the officials and the gangsters at the Organised Crime Control Unit, Mohali, which will investigate the matter further.
Police conduct raids against illegal parking, arrest 12
Police conduct raids against illegal parking, arrest 12

Police conduct raids against illegal parking, arrest 12

Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 11:51 PM IST
The police said they acted on complaints from vendors, who said that these parking attendants were extorting money from them by threatening to implicate them in false cases.
2 Patiala cops arrested for supplying heroin to inmate
2 Patiala cops arrested for supplying heroin to inmate

2 Patiala cops arrested for supplying heroin to inmate

Patiala | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2019 06:05 AM IST
After investigation, both the head constables were arrested, said Patiala SSP Mandeep Singh, adding other accused will be arrested after getting production warrants.
Over the past two months, the Delhi Police claimed to have busted two extortion rackets run by prisoners from inside the Mandoli jail complex.(HT PHOTO)
Over the past two months, the Delhi Police claimed to have busted two extortion rackets run by prisoners from inside the Mandoli jail complex.(HT PHOTO)

Sans jammers, Mandoli is a ‘cellular-friendly’ jail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 07:17 AM IST
Taking advantage of the absence of jammers, prisoners in Mandoli seem to be having a free run — making extortion calls, lodging complaints, or making videos and sharing it with their contacts in the city — in unabashed 4G glory.
Delhi Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted an extortion racket that was being operated from Delhi’s Mandoli Jail.(File Photo)
Delhi Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted an extortion racket that was being operated from Delhi’s Mandoli Jail.(File Photo)

Delhi Police bust extortion racket in Mandoli jail

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2019 06:17 AM IST
Police said two pistols with seven cartridges and a stolen motorcycle were seized from the arrested men.
Vishal Dubey, the leader of the gang, his cousin Vivek Dubey and two of their friends Rahul Sharma and Sandeep Kumar, were arrested near Samrat Hotel in Indirapuram on Friday.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Vishal Dubey, the leader of the gang, his cousin Vivek Dubey and two of their friends Rahul Sharma and Sandeep Kumar, were arrested near Samrat Hotel in Indirapuram on Friday.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

Inspired by Bollywood movie Special 26, four men pose as CBI officials to extort money in Ghaziabad

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 08:33 AM IST
Ghaziabad police have busted a gang of four led by a man who wanted to work for the Central Bureau of Investigation but ended up cheating people in the name of the premier investigating agency.
SHARE
Story Saved