Two held for extortion in name of Taliban.

RAWALPINDI -- Civil Lines Police on Wednesday arrested two extortionists collecting money in the name of Taliban.

According to a police spokesman, two suspects namely Niaz and Naseer were rounded up who pretended to be Taliban and demanded ransom from a citizen.

A few days ago, the accused also opened fire at the gate of the citizen's house and threatened serious consequences. The accused demanded five million rupees in extortion.

Police also recovered a motorcycle, mobile phones and weapons from their possession. The mobile phone recovered from the accused was snatched from a citizen a few days ago.

The Civil Lines Police, using modern...

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