TUCT: The tribal union Chumukedima town (TUCT) has condemned the incident of torture on GPRN/NSCN ‘Khapur’ Ahoshe by Yarteo Tangkhul Lt. Col. NSCN-IM at Chumukedima town on October 14. The TUCT felt such kind of intentional act would bring displeasure and insecurity among the citizens of Chumukedima town and to the Nagas in general. The union also felt the hard earned reconciliation process would be in vain if such incident is repeated.
It further appealed to the concerned authority and individuals to be cautious to avoid such incidents in near future.
NSCN (IM): Union territory of the NSCN (IM), Chonbenthung Lotha, secretary has condemned the incident on October 14 at around 6 pm where five unidentified persons stopped and abused Veketo, Rajapyu of Chakesang region, NSCN (IM) for being an active member of the NSCN (I-M), while the latter was returning from Nagarjan power house colony after visiting family members at Dimapur town.
However, on sensing danger, and to avoid any confrontation Veketo fled for his safety and escaped unharmed though he was fired from behind.
Union territory of the NSCN (IM) has strongly condemned such cowardice act, threatening the peaceful atmosphere of Dimapur area.
Further, it informed all concerned that such unwanted action will not be tolerated. It also warned it would not remain as mere spectator but would act and deal accordingly.
USLB Kiphire: United Sangtam Likhum Bumji (USLB) Kiphire has condemned the killing of UBCT Yangtsapi Sangtam at Kiphire town by his fellow uniformed personnel. The USLB appealed the authority no to release the accused on bail until booked on relevant law of the land and punished accordingly as per his crime committed.
In a press release, vice president USLB L.Horangse Sangtam has appealed to the concerned department to take immediate redress to the victim’s family members for ex-gratia employment of the next kin as promised by the department.
The union also extended their gratitude to Major M. J. Yadav coy. commander 7th Assam rifle, GBs union led by its president Yangkyumong Sangtam, DBs union and USSC, for controlling the mob to defuse the situation.