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Extortionists held with arms

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

our correspondent

Itagar, March 24: In a major breakthrough, Lower Subansiri police has arrested four extortionists including the self proclaimed commander of tiol Socialist Council of Taniland (NSCT) from Hapoli and Yazali in the district on Monday. The extortionists, identified as Dake Tai (20), Rimo Bodo (27), Sime Killo and Anthony Doke the NSCT commander, hail from Kurung Kumey and East Kameng district respectively, police said here today.

Killo also holds the post of social service secretary in Aruchal Anti-Corruption Se as per the papers recovered from him.

Two country-made 7.65 mm pistols with 51 live rounds, 6 mobile phones and four extra SIM cards were recovered from the possession of the extortionists.

Acting on a tip off from a source, the police team of DSP John Pada under the close supervision of SP Tumme Amo arrested Tai, Bodo and Killo from the DC office premises after four days of vigilance.

Doke was bbed from Yazali while trying to flee to Itagar.

A case has been registered and further investigation is on.

Meanwhile, SP Tume Amo informed that all the arrested extortionists were camping at Ziro since March 19 last and were involved in extorting money and work orders from the government officials especially from the engineering departments.

The arrested persons are also wanted in theft, robbery and extortion cases registered in Itagar and harlagun police stations.

The SP appealed to the government officials to immediately report to police officials in such cases and added that the numbers of all the police officials have already been circulated to all the officers in the district.

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