KARACHI: City Court Police on Monday captured a con man red-handed outside the City Court, who was extorting money from citizens posing him as an advocate.
Police said accused Imran Haider was detained on the complaints of citizens. Posing himself as a lawyer he had received more than Rs0.6million from a woman who wants to donate her property for welfare of the poor.
They said when a complaint was filed, the police traced and captured the accused he came to receive money from a person.
A complainant, Ali said that he had paid Rs420000 to him in a property case, but he provided no legal services.
Police said that further investigation would continue. They said that the accused says that he is a barber by profession.