Kohima T-Khel residents protest murder
Kohima, June 23 (EMN): Hundreds of people took to the streets of Kohima town today under the aegis of ‘Tsütuonuomia Khel’ of Kohima village in a silent procession to register their protest against the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Shürho-o Sebastian Solo, whose dead body was found in Kisama on June 18.
The mass protest march began from Mission Compound and culminated at the DC office, following which, the T-Khel Council submitted a representation to the Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, demanding swift police investigation and to ‘bring out the truth’ behind the death of late Shürho-o.
The council stated in the representation that the dead body of late Shürho-o bore a deep wound on the left temple, which is suspected to have been caused by some weapon and not from ‘any accidental fall.’
“We suspect that the death was caused by some foul play,” the council stated. It also mentioned that a police case has been registered under Khuzama Police Station and the case was stated to be under investigation.
The council learned that on the fateful night, Shürho-o “had a party with four other friends” namely Neise-o, Tanuo, Tsilie and Menuovi Zashumo.
“We request you to complete the police investigation, bring out the truth and book the culprits at the earliest,” the council stated to the DC. The representation was signed by Tsütuonuomia Khel Council chairman Thepfuvillie Suohu, secretary Kelhousinyü Solo and Head GB Neizelhou Sekhose. When contacted, DC Kohima Rajesh Soundararajan said he has officially written to the Superintendent of Police, Kohima, after the receipt of the T-Khel Council representation earlier today to expedite the ongoing investigation with fairness and impartiality. He has also asked for prompt periodical reports on the progress of the case.
Mention may be made here that the dead body of 76 years old Shürho-o was reported to have been found late Sunday evening in the premises of the Naga Heritage village, Kisama. While police sources said the body bore a wound on the head, they have refused to comment if foul play was suspected, stating that investigation was on.