Nagaland

Kohima police arrests two in connection with extortion

Kohima police arrested two persons in connection with extortion from National Highway-29, on Saturday, October 17, 2020.
(Apprehended persons in connection with extortion)

Kohima, October 18 (NEx): The Kohima police arrested two persons in connection with extortion from National Highway-29, on Saturday, October 17, 2020.

Kohima police in a notification on Sunday stated, “In our continuous effort to secure the Highways from anti-social elements, a team of Kohima police have arrested two persons namely Tothong Tikhir, SS Lance Corporal of NSCN(IM) S/o Kheinshim Tikhir, Shamator Village, Tuensang and his accomplice Khotso Zenyü S/o Vesaniezo Zenyü, Khonoma Village on charges of extortion from NH-29”.

One .32 pistol, one magazine alongwith one live ammunition were seized from their possession, it said.

Further, it notified that, a case has been registered at Sechü (Zubza) Police Station under relevant sections of law for further investigation.