AR busts extortion racket

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Dimapur, May 22: Based on specific information regarding extortion by cadres of NSCN (K) Aung Yung faction, Kohima Battalion under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) established a Mobile Vehicle Check Post (MVCP) in general area Teenpatti, Kohima on May 17. During spot check of a vehicle bearing Registration No NL – 01T 9454, Zhusichu Pfithu, Self styled Razou Peyu of NSCN (K) Aung Yung faction, Thepeng Pochury, Self Styled Khapur of NSCN (K) Aung Yung faction, Achichu Pfithu, Over Ground Worker (OGW) of NSCN (K) Aung Yung faction and Zhankhim Zimtsegwo (Driver), Over Ground Worker (OGW) of NSCN (K) Aung Yung faction were apprehended red handed.
Recoveries included one 7.65 mm Pistol (Made in USA), one Magazine, one illegal extortion slip NSCN/GPRN/K amounting to Rs 30,000, and Rs 12,400 in cash.
Based on information provided by Zhusichu Pfithu, Self Styled Razou Peyu of NSCN (K) Aung Yung faction and Thepeng Pochury, Self Styled Khapur of NSCN (K) Aung Yung faction, a follow up operation was launched along with two Police representative of North Police Station, Kohima in general area Teenpatti on May 18 and recovered one illegal extortion slip of NSCN/GPRN/K amounting to Rs 20,000. The apprehendees along with all recovered items have been handed over to North Police Station, Kohima for further investigation.
(Page News Service)