Friday, June 2, 2023

25-year-old college girl shot dead in Dimapur; 2 arrested

A 25-year-old college girl was allegedly shot dead in Dimapur on May 8 midnight at Zeliangrong colony, Dhobinallah area.
According to DCP (Crime) and PRO Dimapur police the deceased was identified as one Supou P, pursuing her MA history final year at Unity college, Dimapur.
PRO said that Supou was shot dead by her boyfriend identified as one Thingiu Khiam (36), who is reportedly a deputy kilonser of NSCN Khango group
PRO said that soon after the incident, the victim was rushed to a private hospital, but succumbed to gunshot injury.
In this connection, PRO said the suspect along with his bodyguard, one Mongchen Khiam (37), had been arrested.
PRO also informed that one modified AK rifle with two magazines and 55 live rounds of 7.65mm ammunition, one country made .32 pistol with one empty case, two sets of walkie talkie and one soft top Gypsy (white) NL 07C 1639 were seized. PRO added that a case has been registered under relevant Sections of Law and investigation was underway.
Khiamniungan Tribal Council, Naga Students’ Federation, All Nagaland College Students’ Union and Khiamniungan Students’ Union have separately condemned the incident and demanded justice for the victim.
KTC: Khiamniungan Tribal Council (KTC) has strongly condemned the ‘brutal murder’ of late Supou Lamthio of Pang village under Noklak district by Thengio s/o L. Khuming of Noklak village on May 8 at her rented resident in Zeliangrong colony, Dimapur.
KTC vice president TL. Khaoshai said that late Supou Lamthio was a student of Unity College, Dimapur pursuing her MA history final year. KTC appealed to the law enforcing authority to punish the culprits as per relevant section of law.
Further, KTC conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed that her soul rest in eternal peace.
NSF: In a press release, NSF vice-president Atokiho Sumi and general secretary Süpuni Ng Philo said that such inhumane and diabolical act, which was perpetrated by elements threatening to lead the society into chaos, negated the very aspiration of the general populace for peaceful living. NSF said that the act ought to be out rightly condemned by all right-thinking citizens.
The federation has appealed to the law enforcement agencies to leave no stone unturned and ensure that befitting punishment was awarded to the perpetrator at the earliest.
NSF affirmed solidarity and extended profound sympathy to the bereaved family members.
KSU: Khiamniungan Students’ Union (KSU) Hq. Noklak stated that such barbaric action was “not acceptable in this civilized world” and should be condemned by all.
KSU through its media cell demanded that the responsible authority award befitting punishment as per relevant section of the law, adding that bail should not be granted under any circumstances.
Meanwhile, the union conveyed condolences to the bereaved family members and friends.
ANCSU: All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) through its president Toito D Chishi and general secretary Tenyesinlo Bukh said that “such kind of cowardly acts” were a threat to society at time when Nagas at all levels were relentlessly pursuing the agenda of peace and harmony.
ANCSU has, therefore, appealed to the law enforcing agencies to leave no stone unturned in awarding befitting capital punishment to the culprit as per the law of the land.
ANCSU also demanded that “no individuals, groups and organizations” to bail out the perpetrator at any cost.
The union further urged all right-thinking citizens and organizations to vehemently condemn “such heinous crime”.
ANCSU expressed solidarity and offered condolences to the bereaved family members, Unity college students, faculties and well-wishers during this time of grief.


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