Four police razakars held for extorting money from couples at Karachi’s Seaview

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Karachi police on Friday arrested four personnel of the Police Qaumi Razakars (PQR) force after they were found to have allegedly extorted money from couples at Karachi’s Seaview by impersonating police officers, said Clifton SP Suhai Aziz.

“Officials of Seaview check post arrested four persons who presented themselves as SHO Darakshan and his staff,” the officer said.

“They were extorting gratification from the general public especially young couples,” Aziz said. During an investigation into the matter, it emerged that they were PQR officials wearing police badges.

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The held suspects have been identified as Muhammad Ramzan, Adnan Ameen, Sher Shah Soori and Adnan Muhammad.

Moreover, police claimed to have recovered one licensed pistol, a car, five mobile phones, and Rs12,000, ostensibly extorted from couples at Seaview, from their possession.


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