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NE Support Centre travel advisory, 2 bodies found; 1 missing
Dimapur, Jun 12 (NPN):
Published on 13 Jun. 2011 12:10 AM IST
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Following the discovery of the dead bodies-- male and female- presumably hailing from the north east, media in-charge of the North East Support Centre & Helpline has issued fresh guidelines for new comers to Delhi.
According to messages form NESC&H media in-charge Agam Haokip and B.K. Thangkhal, on June 9 the decomposed body of a boy whose features appeared to be like one from the north east, was discovered near India Gate. A tattoo mark ‘OM’ was found on the left forearm. The body was kept in the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital morgue. Photographs of the victim were put up at Nagaland house by the Naga Students Union Delhi for identification, he said.
Earlier on June 8 the decomposed body of a female, aged around 20, was found near an isolated canal in Yamuna river, wrapped in a bed sheet tied with ropes. The victim was believed to have been murdered 18 to 72 hours before its discovery. Features of the dead woman was of light weight,fair complexion, round face, 4 feet 10 inches height and long black hari.The body was kept in the GTB Hospital morgue for the next 72 hours for identification.
Angam also disclosed that a man belonging to the Vaiphei community of Manipur and working in a BPO at Gurgaon was reported missing since March 21 after he had gone to the bus terminal (ISBT) to catch a bus to Gourakhpur,UP to meet his cousins. His luggage was found by the Delhi Police who rang up his relative on the telephone number found in the dairy inside the luggage.
The guidelines warned that taxi and auto drivers target new comers to harass them for extra charges.
The NEH&SC also warned that Delhi has become unsafe for women, particularly from the north east.
New comers are advised to be accompanied with experienced persons to pick them up from airport or railway station or use own convenience or take pre-paid taxis run by the Delhi Police available at airport terminals 1 & 3. It warned against taking standby autos or taxis.
Trains to Delhi terminate at Anand Vihar railway station which is after Ghaziabad, UP. While booking taxi, NE Helpline said two tickets are issued-one for the driver and the other for the passenger- and has advised passengers to keep their tickets.
On taking the taxi, it advised passengers to note down the number and inform parents home and the host in Delhi by phone or SMS.
It has also advised north easterners to be part of their respective community associations.
In case of emergency, it reminded that since Delhi Police Helpline (No. 100) and for women(No 9091).
If Police Helplines are busy, it has advised to ring up North East Support Centre 011-25084561/9871510491/9716004939/9810554901.

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