Man arrested for impersonating as tax officer

Gangtok: One person of Kalimpong in neighboring West Bengal was arrested on Tuesday for duping businessmen in Rhenock and Rongli towns of Sikkim by posing as an official of commercial taxes division.

Fifty-five-year-old Passang Norbu Sherpa, a resident of Tirpai Bazaar in Kalimpong was arrested when he collected money from traders at Rhenock bazar describing as a tax officer, sources said.

Rs 6000 was found from him at the time of arrest, the police said.