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5 arrested for kidnap and murder of minor boy

Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, AUG 3 (NPN): | Publish Date: 8/4/2018 12:08:39 AM IST

 Five suspects have been arrested by Dimapur Police on different days in connection with kidnap and murder of a 15-year-old boy for ransom on July 30. 

PRO Dimapur Police, Relo T. Aye informed media that the victim, identified as Kumugha Chishi was kidnapped for ransom of Rs.2 lakh on July 30 but was strangulated to death the same day before any transaction was made. Based on FIR filed by the victim’s father on July 31, police swung into action and the SIT formed for the case, arrested two suspects based on technical surveillance of calls made by a mobile number. 

The other three were also arrested with assistance of the villagers, PRO added. PRO said a case was registered with Diphupar police station. When contacted, DGP Nagaland, TJ Longkumer said police would demand the severest punishment for those found guilty. He also said that police has initiated a through probe and ensure that justice is delivered to the bereaved family.

Dy CM condemns: Meanwhile deputy CM in charge of Home, Y. Patton has expressed deep shock and grief at the ghastly  murder of the minor boy at Lotovi village.

“...The accused person should be dealt with an iron hand and befitting punishment given to the criminals as per law of the land so as to act as deterrence in the society,” Patton added. 

Patton directed the law-enforcing agency to make a thorough investigation to ensure punishment of the highest degree as per law. 

 

 


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