Two arrested for extortion in IRB uniform

  • PTI, Itanagar
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  • Updated: Jul 07, 2013 13:29 IST

Two persons wearing uniforms of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) were arrested while conducting MVI checking and extorting money from civilians near Lekhi village on Friday night.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team led by head constable Chukhu Tadap of Nirjili police outpost rushed to the spot and arrested Lokam George and Vishal Sengupta, police said in Itanagar on Sunday.

A case was registered with the Naharlagun police station and investigation launched by investigation officer SI Suresh Singh.

The duo was produced before a local magistrate on Saturday who ordered them to seven days' police remand, capital SP Surender Kumar said.


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