Patton condemns May 19 incident

KOHIMA, MAY 22 (MExN): Deputy Chief Minister, Y Patton has condemned the May 19 incident at Kohima, leading to the death of Kezhalelie Lawrence, PA to Deputy Commissioner Kohima.  In a condemnation note issued by its media cell, Patton said that such heinous acts have no place in a progressive society, and calls for strongest condemnation by one and all.  He has also instructed the top officials concerned to act without fear or favour and deliver justice to the deceased family, while bringing the perpetrators to book under relevant sections of the law.

Meanwhile, the Dy CM appealed to all for a matured approach towards the unfortunate matter, and upon his return from Delhi, assured to look into the matter relating to government laid down provisions and procedures, since the deceased was a legitimate government servant under his department.