Last updated on: July 3, 2018 at 12:18 am IST
Dimapur, July 2: In what is an indication of the rising menace of extortions in Dimapur, the Dimapur law enforcement agency has in the last six months (January-June) arrested a total of 107 extortionists in Dimapur alone, and registered 70 criminal cases at various police stations on extortion related offences.
During the same period, police seized Rs 10,22,457 from the extortionists and ten weapons with 183 assorted caliber ammunition.
In a latest arrest of extortionists, Dimapur police on Monday arrested one Husuka Achumi (36) of NNC(N/A) at a petrol pump in Purana Bazar, and seized one extortion slip and Rs 10,000 from his possession. In this connection a case has been registered at East Police Station.
On June 30, Dimapur police also arrested one Inato Chophy (26) for extortion in Ghorapati area, and seized Rs 11,500 from his possession. A case has been registered at East PS in this regard.
Earlier on June 25, police had arrested one Tovi Yeptho (26), ‘ss’ secretary, NNC Non-Accordist for extortion at Lotha Church construction site, Dimapur. A copy of an assignment order NNC-Non Accordist, copy of GPRN Secretarial Tatar Hoho Parliamentary etiquette along with a list of several businessmen were seized from his possession. A case has been registered in West Police Station in this regard. (Page News Service)