During the initial probe, it transpired that the held suspects knocked at the door of Noor Alam in Sector-11 of Orangi at midnight on Dec 6 and threw an extortion chit there, demanding Rs1.5 million bhatta (protection money
Serenio also accused Senoron of having received protection money
from slain Iloilo alleged drug lord Melvin Odicta when the police official headed the Regional Intelligence Unit of the Police Regional Office in Western Visayas based in Iloilo City - an allegation strongly denied by Senoron.
WikiLeaks had recently revealed that the Essar Group in Chhattisgarh is paying 'protection money
' to outlawed Maoists to safeguard its operation.
The held suspects had demanded Rs5m as protection money
from a trader, Mohammad Islam Bhashani, in Orangi Town on Oct 28 through a telephone call and threatened him with dire consequences in case of non-payment of demanded money.
Following reports quoting WikiLeaks that protection money
was being given by Essar through contractors to Maoists, a case has been filed against the company, which has business operations in Chattisgarh.
It was rather euphemistically called protection money
, since paying it obviously didn't protect you from the people you really needed protecting from.
He simply did what any upright citizen should do and gave courtroom evidence against four UDA members who attempted to force him to pay protection money
on his North Belfast restaurant.
However, the accused persons along with their absconding accomplice kidnapped the victim and shot him upon his failure to fulfil their demand for a petty amount of Rs2,000 as protection money
Cabunoc said Balagay and Dayao have confessed to their involvement in the NPA's forceful collection of "protection money
" from villagers to raise funds for food and other needs.
De Lima is accused of collecting protection money
or drug pay-offs from high-profile inmates of the New Bilibid Prisons in Muntinlupa City.
The arrested Maoists are accused of murder, kidnapping, charging protection money
The finest soldiers deserve the best weapons and protection money
can buy so, please, sort it out once and for all.