PRESS RELEASE

GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF NAGALIM

Ministry of Information & Publicity

 

16th June 2017

NSCN expresses its shame and pain for the ongoing situation in Ukhrul as a result  of Custodial dead of rape accused Romeo Shally of Khamasom Village early morning of 15th June 2017 which got further aggravated when in a commotion Chingripam from the same village was hit by a stray bullet while resorting to blank fire while trying to disburse mob carrying the death body to break in the WTR office gate and to dump the body. On his way to hospital, he succumbed to his injury.

With a serious concern, Hon’ble Kilo Kilonser, Mr. Hukavi Yepthomi convened an emergency meeting to discuss and take stalk of the situation whereby Central investigation team was set up today the 16th June 2017.

Further for impartial and transparency representatives from Tangkhul Naga Long will also be included as part of the investigation team.

Therefore, the Government humbly appeals to the victims’ families and the general public for calm to resolve the issue amicably, so that the investigation team may smoothly perform their duties immediately.

The Government further assures that reformative and stringent measures would be initiated to deter such occurrences in future.

Issued by: MIP

 

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