Nagaland

Extortionist arrested by Dimapur Police at various locations under Dimapur district

Dimapur, September 25, (NE): On September 24, the Dimapur Police apprehended two GPRN/NSCN(U) cadres namely (1) Khekuto Awomi (34 yrs) and (2) Kheto Awomi (38 yrs) from Khermahal area on charges of extortion. On frisking/checking 12 Nos of trade license slip was recovered/seized from their possession.

In this connection, a case has been registered at Dimapur West Police Station.

Meanwhile, Dimapur Police also apprehended one person namely Ramji Yimchunger SS S.O of NSCN (IM) of Kuthur village, PO/PS- Tuensang, P/Add- Tenyphe village – II, while extorting/demanding @ Rs.7000/- to Rs 8000/- per shop as annual taxation of NSCN (IM) from business community at G.S Road, Dimapur. Extortion slip and cash Rs.22,500/- were recovered/seized from his possession.

In this connection, a case has been registered at Dimapur Sub-Urban Police Station.

The Nagaland Police in a press release has given the following police helpline incase of extortion related complaints:

(i) 9774277087 – AET Zone –I

(ii) 7085055049 – AET Zone – II

(iii) 7085055046 – Mobile Unit

(iv) 7085065159/

7085065160 – Highway Patrol