Demise of late Kevi Zakiesatuo mourned; Condemnations pour in

Dimapur, December 18 (MExN): Following the demise of late Kevi Zakiesatuo a prominent social worker and former candidate from Dimapur 1 A/C, several organisations and civil societies have condemned the incident.


Punjabi Community: The Punjabi Community, Dimapur has expressed sadness at the untimely death of Kevi Zakiesatuo, a prominent social worker and a Dimapur citizen to the core. ‘He was a secular person who loved the people irrespective of caste, creed or religion. The people of Dimapur in general will miss him and the void created by his demise will be difficult to fill,” Gurbachan Singh, President, Punjabi Community Dimapur said in a condolence message. The Punjabi Community, Dimapur while expressing their deepest condolences to his wife and children, also pray for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.


Sumi Council: The Sumi Council, Dimapur stated that it is shocked to learn about the untimely and sadden demise of Kevi Zakiesatuo, a prominent social worker and pioneer of Dimapur town today. “He was an active Congress leader and contested Assembly election from 1 Dimapur-I Assembly Constituency once,” stated Kuhoi Zhimo, Chairman, Sumi Council, Dimapur in a condolence note. While expressing their deepest condolences to his wife Sivi Zakiesatuo and children, the Sumi Council, Dimapur prays that the departed soul rest in eternal peace.


NPP Nagaland: National People’s Party, Nagaland State conveyed deep sadness to hear the gruesome murder of Kevi Zakiesetuo, former candidate from Dimapur 1 A/C. The team condemns the horrendous act and pray that justice would prevail soon. NPP also extend their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and wishing hope and comfort in the midst of sorrow.


CAKU: The Chakhro Angami Kuda Union (CAKU) expressed shock and pain over the sudden demise of Kevi Zakiesatuo. A condolence message issued by CAKU, President, Luola-Üsou and secretary, Thejangulie Angami stated that Kevi Zakiesatuo, a prominent citizen of Dimapur served the Nagas and the community in particular in various capacities.


CAKU condemned the heinous crime in the strongest manner and appealed the agencies concerned not to leave any stone unturned to nab and book the perpetrators at the earliest.


Further, CAKU stated that it shall no more remain a silent spectator against the crime, either it be from within or external forces behind the alleged murder of Zakiesatuo.


While expressing sorrow over the sudden demise of the leader, CAKU pray that Almighty will give the strength to the bereaved family and comfort them according to His will.


NPCC: NPCC President, K. Therie while expressing shock at alleged killing of Late Kevi Zakiesatuo stated that there is no longer any respect for the Government, the law and the enforcing agencies. People are no longer safe even in their own homes. The alleged murder of a peaceful leader like late Zakiesatuo is akin to the murder of peace and harmony and deserves the highest condemnation, it stated.


The NPCC chief stated that late Zakiesatuo was a selfless leader and also served in various capacities in the Congress party including as General Secretary, NPCC and President, DCC, Dimapur. He also served the public on many other public platforms and was also elected twice as Member, Dimapur Town Council. His untimely demise has created an irreparable vacuum which cannot be filled.


All rank and file of the NPCC offered their deepest condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed that Almighty God give you solace and peace through His Grace.


WAPO: The Western Angami Public Organisation (WAPO) in a press release said that it is highly disturbed by the reported murder of late Kevi Zakiesatuo. “We condemn this heinous crime in a strongest possible term and appeal the law enforcing agency to ensure that no loophole is left unattended in bringing the culprit(s) to book and in ensuring a befitting punishment to such criminal(s),” WAPO President Lhouphrevilie Rino, General Secretary Keviphotsü Khwükha stated in the release. WAPO also conveyed their deepest condolences to the bereaved family members and pray for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.