Extortionists held

KATHMANDU: A group of four extortionists including Kumar Pandey from Sunkhani, Madhav GC from Kakani, Nirmal Thapaliya and Lilamani Sitaula of Bhadrutar of Nuwakot were arrested by the security force recently, the Directorate of Public Relations (DPR) of the Royal Nepal Army said. The four extorted Rs 684,000 from 60 bussinessmen in the district, it said, asking citizens to contact the DPR or near by security forces or police post if anyone threatens to make donations. — HNS