11 held for extortion

Baglung, December 16:

Police have arrested 11 persons, including central member of the ANNFSU (sixth) Bhimsen Ban, from Maaldhunga for extortion.

The arrested include district vice-chairman of the ANNFSU (sixth) Bam Bahadur Budha, Tejendra Chhetri, Chitra Bahadur KC, Shekhar Thapa, Narayan Acharya, Hemindra Thapa, Sanjeev Sharma and Lokendra Sharma.

According to police, the 11 persons were caught when they were resorting to extortion by intercepting vehicles.