Police inspector arrested in Assam for extortion

A police inspector was arrested Wednesday on the charge of extortion and illegal arms dealing in central Assam`s Morigaon district.

Updated: Sep 05, 2012, 15:06 PM IST

Morigaon (Assam): A police inspector was arrested today on the charge of extortion and illegal arms dealing in central Assam`s Morigaon district.

Bhaktiram Kakoti was arrested from his Guwahati residence in the wee hours, the police here said.

During his tenure in Morigaon district, Kakoti was allegedly involved in several extortion cases at Moirabari and three criminal cases were pending against him.

PTI