Assault on DAN Secretary condemned

Dimapur, December 7 (MExN): The Secretary of the Development Authority of Nagaland I. Imtilepden Pongener was allegedly assaulted at his residence by unidentified miscreants on December 3 night.


A press release from the DAN Regular Staff Union while condemning the assault stated that the DAN Secretary had been subjected to physical and mental torture “for baseless allegation.”


“Such brutal behaviour meted out to an honest Government servant is uncalled for and is to be condemned at its core,” the union stated.


Extending solidarity with its Secretary, the staff union maintained that it would continue to voice out till the issue is resolved.


In this regard, it called on the law enforcing agencies to arrest all the culprits without delay and punish them as per the law.


Tenants association warn of complete bandh in Supermarket area

Meanwhile, the Tenants Association, Naga Shopping Arcade, Supermarket also strongly condemned the assault and warned of a complete bandh in entire supermarket Dimapur area.


Alleging that the unidentified miscreant had indulged in “abduction, looting of money, snatching of mobile phones and harassment both mentally and physically” to the DAN Secretary and his family, the association stated that the incident raised questions on the safety of civilians.


In this connection, the association urged the law enforcing authority to take the case seriously and award stern punishment to the culprits as per the law.


The Tenants association warned of a complete bandh in entire Supermarket area in the event the authorities failed to bring justice to the victim and the family within one week.


The Tenants Association further resolved to extend full support and co-operation on any action taken to restore peace and security in the state.