Taliban asked Malik Riaz for $10m ransom: Nacta

Pakistani property developer Malik Riaz Hussain speaks with a Reuters correspondent during an interview at his office in Bahria Town on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan March 10, 2016. To match Interview PAKISTAN-PROPERTY/TYCOON REUTERS/Caren Firouz

Nacta informed the authorities concerned about an email of the in-charge of the TTP’s finance wing sent to Malik Riaz containing the demand for the extortion money. The email contains the bank account number in which the money has to be deposited. The email also suggested in case of nonpayment Malik Riaz and his family would face `dire consequences’.