Nagaon, October 11: The Nagaon police have arrested the President of All Assam Minority Students’ Union (AAMSU), Kadir Ali of Golaghat district today on charges of collecting extortion.
As per reports, on September 28 two vehicles under the instructions of Kadir Ali had intercepted a truck loaded with Godzilla coils near the Nagaon bypass coming from Myanmar and allegedly extorted an amount of Rs 20 lakh from the driver.
The driver lodged an FIR in the Golaghat police station on the same day.
Later, based on the driver’s FIR Kadir who was already arrested by the Golaghat police in relation with another case was arrested by the Nagaon police on Thursday.
“Kadir Ali and his friends tried to extort money from the truck driver and based on the driver’s FIR we were investigating the matter and today we arrested him from Golaghat jail,” added a police official.