Angami GBs of Chumukedima town has demanded unconditional apology from Lotha Hoho, Chumukedima town for allegedly defaming the name “Angami and Chumukedima town” in particular.
Angami GBs of Chumukedima town expressed resentment over Lotha Hoho, Chumukedima town for taking the “alleged rape case” in their own hands and by-passing the age old customary and traditional authority of the GBs.
A press statement issued by Kelenguzo Koutsu, head GB Chumukedima town on behalf of Angami GBs of Chumukedima town reiterated that GBs were appointed by the government to solve and sort internal problems.
He stated that “alleged rape case” issue was neither informed nor consulted and that lodging an FIR to police as rape case was “false, fabricated and intent to victimize its bonafide member”. He said the GBs had earlier clarified that the complainant, Rentsamo Murry was not a bonafide citizen holding any property but a mere tenant. In this regard, tenant (s) of Chumukedima town has been warned that such approach would not be tolerated in future.
Condemning the incident Angami GBs cautioned its tribal citizen that such high handedness of taking matters in their own course of action would not be tolerated in future.