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Youth threatens Mahanta, held

Dispur police have arrested a youth in the city charging him with trying to extort money from Prafullla Kumar Mahanta.

Identified as Dipak Gogoi, he was arrested acting on the FIR lodged by the former chief minister and AGP president on Thursday.

According to the complaint, Mahanta received several phone calls from him demanding money to avoid shoot out. Apart from threat calls, Gogoi threw several messages from two mobile phones.       

 

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