Karachi businessman receives extortion, life threat calls from abroad

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KARACHI: A businessman in Karachi reportedly received an extortion call from an international number, demanding Rs 20 million and threatening to kill the two brothers if denied. In a statement, the businessman claimed that on the night of December 04, two individuals on a bike approached their shop and indiscriminately opened fire which led to injured his brother. On the complaint of the individual, the police registered a case under several sections including attempted murder and extortion. According to police officials, the businessman operates a gas cylinder shop in Karachi’s Korangi area and is receiving multiple life threats if he fails to provide extortion money. However, the police filed a case on the complaint of the citizen meanwhile a probe is underway to apprehend the culprits. DNA