Moreh police yesterday apprehended one extortionist from a location near Chavangphai ground at Moreh, who was accused of extorting money in Nepali Basti.
He was identified as Seiminthang Lupheng, son of late Sehlal Lupheng of Cannan Veng, Moreh ward no. 7.
He was arrested yesterday evening at around 8:30 pm by a police team led by SDPO, Moreh, Lawrence K. Munluo.
He confessed the police that he extorted a sum of Rs.5, 000. He was a drug addict and use the name of KPLF to extort money, says police.
He also admitted that his accomplice Lalminthang was from Myanmar, who is also a drug addict.
The accused was taken to Moreh Police station for legal procedure.