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Tuensang Police Apprehends 5 Persons For Extortion In The District

Tuensang Police Apprehends 5 Persons For Extortion In The District

Kohima, June 06 (NEx): Tuensang Police apprehended 5 (five) persons with incrementing documents and proof of extortion from various government departments and other local business within Tuensang district.

The Tuensang Police informed that based on credible information and complaints received through the recently installed police feedback boxes, regarding illegal taxation & extortion going in and around the district by various underground Faction groups, the Superintendent of Police Tuensang, Amit Nigam, IPS alerted the security personnel of DEF and directed SDPO Tuensang to immediately address the public grievances and complaints regarding extortion & illegal taxation.

Accordingly, a team of crime branch’s Anti extortion unit under SDPO Tuensang was directed to implemented the strategy to nab the faction involved in illegal taxation and extortion within Tuensang district.

The special team apprehended 5 (five) persons with incrementing documents and proof of extortion from various government departments and other local business within Tuensang district.

Further, the arrested persons were booked under relevant sections of law at PS Tuensang and further investigation is on, said the Police update.