SWABI, 22 September: The transgender persons on Friday said that they were still receiving calls from unknown persons asking them to pay Rs1.5 million extortion or face consequences.

Few days ago, unknown persons kidnapped six eunuchs from Swabi who were recovered from Totalai area of Buner district. They claimed that the unknown persons were demanding extortion.

Talking to reporters, a eunuch Chahat said that the unknown callers were demanding payment of Rs1.5 million extortion and threatened her with serious consequences if payment was not made on time.

She alleged that the police was also not taking action against the extortionists though a case has been registered against them. “We demand proper security and prompt action against the extortionists,” she said.

The Swabi and Buner districts police in a joint operation recovered the kidnapped transgender persons while the kidnappers made their escape good after seeing the police teams arriving.