Mokokchung: 3 returnees arrested for misconduct

Mokokchung, September 30 (MExN): Three interstate returnees were arrested for misconduct in separate incidents in Mokokchung.

As per a press release from the Superintendent of Police Mokokchung issued on September 29, an FIR was received from the Deputy Commissioner of Mokokchung regarding the three interstate returnees “for their misconducts amounting to threatening of health and safety of the general public.”

Lipoktoshi was reportedly arrested for concealing facts to the authorities at Dimapur and Kohima for obtaining travel permit and entering Mokokchung illegally on August 18. Imkongyanger was arrested for illegally sneaking out of the vehicle carrying interstate returnees bound for Amukloshi Quarantine Centre.Supongtemsu was arrested for illegally sneaking out of the Sports Complex Quarantine Centre on the night of September 11 and visiting his home and other areas before sneaking back into the Quarantine Centre.

The SP informed that that after observing necessary COVID-19 protocol and mandatory quarantine period, a case was registered against them under relevant sections of law. Further investigation is underway, the release added.