Phek Collegiate Forum (PCF), Phek Students Union (PSU) and Joie De Vivre (JDV) Phek has condemned the February 20 night incident where three extortionists from Phek Village Thujove, Zhoveyi and Kuveshe were caught intercepting and extorting a cash of rupees 4,500 and material worth approximately 7,000 from a truck heading towards Jesami. The incident took place between Losami Junction and Lanye junction.
According to a press statement jointly issued by 3 organizations, the three extortionists wore fake uniforms of Naga Army threatened commuters with toy guns claiming to be from the underground functionaries. Terming the act of the three extortionists as “barbaric”, “cowardice” and “unbearable”, the organizations stated that such people had no place to live in the civilized society.
PCF also lauded the efforts of SDPO Phek and Commander of FGN, 15th Bn for nabbing the culprits, the organizations further appealed to law enforcing agencies to maintain “un bail able warrant” to the 3 culprits without the concern of the 3 organizations under whatever circumstances.