Fuel station looted at gun point in Dimapur
Dimapur, Nov. 5 (EMN): In a delayed report, police said that fuel outlet Kenguruse Enterprise at Kevijau colony in Dimapur, which was awarded by the Indian Oil Corporation Limited, was looted at gunpoint by two miscreants on November 2.
The deputy commissioner of police (crime) and PRO Dimapur police, Bharat Markad, told this newspaper that two miscreants stopped at the petrol pump and took away money from the employee at gun point on November 2 at around 2:30 pm.
The motorcycle-borne miscreants were said to have looted a total of INR 70,000. A case has been registered at the Sub-Urban police station in Dimapur and investigation is on with no breakthrough so far.
Petroleum dealers condemn
The All Nagaland Petroleum Dealers Union has condemned the looting of Kenguruse Enterprise fuel station by “anti-social elements”, saying that “such inhumane act is unacceptable in the peaceful society and the Union will never tolerate this kind of villainous act towards any business establishment as well as the society”.
In a press release, the union stated that “two miscreants came riding a motorcycle to the President, Petroleum Dealers Association’s Retail Outlet, Dimapur and in broad daylight had snatched away all the day’s sale proceeds at gun point from the custody of the salesman and made way their escape”.
“The union requests the law enforcing agencies to properly investigate and award befitting punishment to the culprits as per the law of the land so that similar high-handed men and broad daylight robbery should not occur in the future,” read the press release.
It went on to state that the union had decided in its emergency meeting held on Thursday to apprise the citizens and the state government about the unfortunate incident that took place at 2 pm on Tuesday.