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Kohima taxi driver found dead in suspected murder

By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 03, 2017 10:48 pm

Our Correspondent
Kohima, Sep. 3 (EMN): A man identified as Swüdüve Nakro was found dead on Sunday near Dzüvüzie, between Chiechama village and Nachama village junction under Kohima district.
Chiephobozou Police said they got information at around 4.10 pm this evening about the dead body lying below a waiting shed near the said junction below the state highway.
Foul play is suspected as the police informed that the body bore head injuries, believed to have been caused blunt weapon(s). A case has been registered in Chiephobozou police station and investigation is on.
Meanwhile, relatives of the victim informed that he was last heard from, when he called his wife at around 8.30 pm on Saturday and told her that he was going to ferry some passengers to Wokha (from Kohima).
After failing to get in touch with him through his mobile number, family members were said to have filed a case at the South PS Kohima on Saturday night itself.
It was learnt that on Sunday, the relatives of the victim launched a search party till Wokha for any news of the missing person and his car (taxi). But it was reported that it was some youth hunters from the nearby village who found the body.
The victim was said to have recently moved to Kohima after buying a car and registered it as a local taxi (NL-01T-9502).
He was residing in Forest colony with his wife and their 5 children.

By Our Correspondent Updated: Sep 03, 2017 10:48:27 pm