Some inebriated youth on a post- New Year binge severely assaulted ABSI, H. Vinito Chishi, Post commander Tizit, while he was on duty at Tizit check gate under Namsa PS dist Mon along Assam border on January 3 at 5:30 pm.
According to family sources, the officer has been shifted to Referral hospital in an unconscious state where his condition was stated to be critical. The family has appealed to the police to arrest all involved. According to police, one of the youths identified as Tongmang Konyak, studying in B.A. IInd year at Japfu College Kohima son of Tongmei Konyak of Lapalempong village has been booked under case No 1, 2010 under Sections 147,151, 326, 333, 364 and 34 of the IPC and forwarded to judicial custody.
Sources also disclosed that such unruly behavior was quite common in the area and the law was now about to crack down on persons indulging in such disorderly activities as it had taken a dim view of the incident.