Meghalaya: Two held on extortion charge

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 16:14

Shillong: Two persons were arrested on the
charge of extorting a coal trader in the name of militants in
the state`s East Garo Hills district, the police said on Tuesday.
Parimal Rabha and Kamaleshwar Rabha were trapped by a
police team at Darakkona when they had come to collect money
from coal trader Lawin G Marak yesterday.

They had demanded Rs 5 lakh from the trader in the
name of Garo National Liberation Army.
One of their accomplices, Boluram Rabha, was

The arrested two are residents of Goalpara district of
neighbouring Assam.


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First Published: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 16:14

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