Tuesday, November 29, 2022

More organisations condemn abuse on minors

Several organisations have condemned the physical and mental abuse of three minors by Ronika and Amos Ezung in Burma Camp, Dimapur.
DDCF: Condemning the abuse of the minors, Dimapur District Citizens’ Forum (DDCF) said it was very disheartening to learn of such incidences where minors are abused on the pretext of giving them a better life even in today’s society.
While applauding the Dimapur police for their swift action in arresting the accused in this case, DDCF appealed to the concerned authorities to thoroughly investigate and book the culprits befittingly as per the law. Further, DDCF has requested the colony and village leaders to be vigilant in future to avoid occurrence of such unwanted incidents in the future. DDCF also prayed for speedy recovery of the victims, physically and mentally as well.
KUD, KMHD and KSUD: Khiamniungan Union Dimapur (KUD), Khiamniungan Menyiu Hoikam Dimapur (KMHD), Khiamniungan Students’ Union Dimapur (KSUD) have condemned the inhuman act committed byRonika, a self-proclaimed missionary and her co- accused Amos Ezung wherein three minors were subjugated to harsh treatment.
In a joint statement, the unions said in a just society where unity and peaceful coexistence was what people strive for, such inhumane act and physical torture must be condemned by all, and added that such persons deserve no rightful place in a civilized society.
The unions have urged the concerned department or law enforcing agencies not to turn deaf to the cry and hues of the people and award befitting punishment to the accused.
Further, the unions have expressed sympathy towards the minor and their family members and hope that justice would be served at the earliest.
KUD: Konyak Union Dimapur while appreciating the law enforcing agency of Dimapur for tracking down and nabbing the accused, Ronika has appealed the law of the land to award befitting punishment to Ronika and Amos Ezung, for the physical and mental torture of the three minors.
The union while appreciating the officer in charge who took such initiatives in nabbing the culprit has furthered appeal the women police station to leave nothing out but to give in full detail the acts of the culprits upon the victims while preparing the charge sheet.
KUD has also demanded that the culprits should be booked under non- bailable section of the law and that they should not be bailed out by anyone. The union said bail of the accused would hurt the sentiment of the entire tribe and that the union would take it as an “insult”.

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