Dimapur, July 2 (MExN): Several cases on extortion have been registered by Dimapur Police in the last one week.
On June 25, Dimapur Police arrested one person identified as Tovi Yeptho (26), Secretary, NNC (Non-Accordist) for extortion at Lotha Church construction site, Dimapur.
A press release from the PRO, Dimapur Police said that a copy of an assignment order of NNC (Non Accordist), copy of GPRN Secretarial Tatar Hoho Parliamentary etiquette along with a list of several businessmen were seized from his possession. Accordingly, a case has been registered at West Police Station.
On June 30, Dimapur Police arrested one Inato Chophy (26) for extortion at Ghorapati area. A cash amounting Rs 11,500 was seized from his possession. A case has been registered at East Police Station, it said.
Meanwhile, Dimapur Police arrested one person identified as Husuka Achumi (36) of NNC (N/A) at a petrol pump in Purana Bazar on July 2. One extortion slip and cash amounting to Rs.10,000 was seized from his possession. In this connection, a case has been registered at East Police Station.
The PRO in the press release informed that a total of 107 persons have been arrested by the Dimapur Law Enforcement Agency and 70 criminal cases registered at various police stations on extortion related offences for the period January-June, 2018. In this regard for the same time period mentioned a cumulative total of Rs 10,22,457 and 10 weapons with 183 assorted caliber ammunition has been seized and forwarded to judicial custody, it added.
The Dimapur Police have also registered other cases. On June 26, one Lokho Adaphro was arrested by Dimapur Police for illegal possession of 14 grams of heroin from Blue Hill area. A case has been registered at Women PS and investigation is going on.
On July 1, one person named Atoka (27) was apprehended by Dimapur Police for illegal transportation of 44 cases of IMFL at old over bridge (Burma Camp area). In this regard, a case has been registered at East Police Station and investigation is going on.