Shillong, June 7: Employees of a road construction company were allegedly served demand notes by a militant outfit in Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills district, a delayed report said.
Police said Nagraj Shet, project manager of BSC C&C (JV), a firm engaged in the construction of National Highway 44(E), lodged a complaint at the Williamnagar police station that on May 31, two unidentified persons allegedly served demand notes to his colleagues.
According to the complaint, the persons came on a motorcycle. The extortion notes were allegedly in the name of the A’chik Songna An’pachakgipa Kotok (ASAK).
Shet also alleged that the extortion note was in the range of Rs 1 crore to Rs 5 crore, and served to seven persons. These included the project manager, deputy project manager, assistant manager (administration), deputy manager (works) and three others.