Three activists of an organization were arrested by Bajali police in Pathsala for their alleged involvement in an extortion case.

The arrested activists, identified as Parag Das, Nisanta Das and Kailash Roy, are allegedly members of an organization—Lachit Sena, said a police official.

“Based on a complaint, we investigate the matter and arrested the three persons,” said Bajali SP Dharmendra Kumar Das.

They allegedly demanded Rs 20, 000 from a group of masons at Pathsala on November 17 over the telephone.

The arrested activists were produced before the Bajali CJM’s court, which sent them to 14-day judicial custody.

Sasanka Talukdar

Sasanka Talukdar is Northeast Now Correspondent in Pathsala. He can be reached at: sasanka140@gmail.com