Nagaland

Kohima: One held in connection with extortion

Kohima: One held in connection with extortion
(Apprehended person along with siezed items at Kohima)

Kohima, November 12 (NEx): Kohima police arrested one person on Thursday, November 12, 2020, based on a specific input about extortion being carried out by cadres of NSCN(K) at Kezieke area, Kohima.

The arrested person is identified as, Vezoto Vasa, 38 years S/o Rudutso Vasa, Dzulha Village, PO/PS Chozuba, Phek, Kohima Police notified.

An amount of Rs. 10,180/- which was extorted from business establishment along with one mobile phone were seized. Further, during preliminary investigation, 10 extortion slips belonging to NSCN(K) were seized from several shops at Kezieke area based on the revelation of the arrested person, police informed.

A case has been registered at North Police Station under relevant sections of law for further investigation.