Khonoma orgs against granting bail to rape & murder accused

DIMAPUR, JULY 12 (MExN): The Khonoma Village Council (KVC), Khonoma Women Organisation (KWO) and Khonoma Youth Organisation (KYO) have appealed to the Kohima District and Session Judge against granting bail to one of the accused in the rape and murder of a 51 year old mother of seven on March 26 in Khonoma village. In a representation, the three organizations informed that one of the accused was arrested from Aizawl, Mizoram, brought back to Kohima, and is presently in judicial custody. The added that the other accused is still absconding. Expressing apprehension that the accused might jump bail, the three organizations appealed to “all the residents of Kohima not to stand or act as bailer of the accused.” They further appealed that the accused be awarded befitting punishment.