NMA wants probe into crime against women

Dimapur, May 29 (MExN): The Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA) also joins in the condemnation of the recent shooting of a former president of Watsu Mongdang, Kohima and retired government officer Imtila Jamir at her residence by armed gunmen on May 27th evening.
The NMA has sought fact-finding committees by the Nagaland Women Commission “immediately” to “seriously conduct” inquiries into the recent cases of sexual violence and murder of women and children.
“The armed intrusion into her home has exposed the security threats being faced by   women from armed strangers, even within the safety of their homes. The NMA demands immediate arrest of the two armed men and punitive action as per the law,” the association said in a note today.
Further, the association condemned “the recent spate of violence against women, young girls and children in the state” and demanded that the state government “ensure justice and security of women and children by immediate arrest of all the perpetrators and severest punishment be meted out.”
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Lt Col S. Shipo, PRO, Naga Army has informed in a press note that “necessary steps have been initiated in regard to the May 27 shooting incident at Kohima” assuring that the Naga Army shall leave no stone unturned to book the culprits. “In the event of any Naga Army involving in the crime, befitting punishment shall be awarded. Investigation in this regard is going on in full swing”, stated the press note while expressing deep condolence to the victim and wishing for quick recovery. The press note has reiterated that the Naga Army shall do its best to keep in check anti social being committed by wayward cadres.