NSCN clarifies on kidnapping allegation
Dimapur, Aug. 28 (EMN): Reacting to the allegations of the arrest of two NSCN cadres by the Dimapur Police on charges of kidnapping an employee of SymBios Creations Pvt. Ltd. on August 26, the NSCN led by Khongo Konyak has clarified by providing the sequence of events.
A statement issued by the MIP of the group on Friday stated that on August 25, one Mughaka Sumi lodged a complaint to the NSCN authority in connection with duping and cheating case related to purchase of motorcycle, and accordingly an investigation was initiated one Rohit Choudhary was found at Midland colony in Dmapur on August 26 and taken to its working office for further inquiry.
‘The NSCN cadres were completely ignorant of Rohit’s employment in the SymBios agency and the lady manager of SymBios also personally came to the West Police Station to withdraw the FIR citing the incident as mere misunderstanding and misinformation, and while the problem was being sorted out, the Dimapur Ao youths came to the police station in mob, took away the lady manager without allowing her to complete the formalities and forcibly register the FIR as kidnapping offence,’ the statement read.
The group urged the Dimapur Ao Youth Organisation, Business Association of Nagas and Aoyimti Lanur Telongjem to ascertain the facts ‘before rushing to the media, accusing the organisation of criminal conduct’.
‘It must also be noted that the culprit Rohit Choudhary was found guilty of selling the motorcycle with fake/ forged documents and not innocent or a victim of kidnapping working for SymBios, since the SymBios enterprise has nothing to do with the criminal case,’ it stated.
DDCF condemns kidnapping
The Dimapur District Citizens’ Forum (DDCF) has expressed dismay at the alleged kidnapping of an employee of a business firm M/s SymBios Creations Pvt. Ltd. by the cadres of Khango-led NSCN while at work in Midland area, Dimapur on August 26.
“At such an uncertain and challenging time as this caused by this pandemic when the people from all sections of the society are trying to come to terms with this so called ‘new normal’ and trying to adapt and earn their livelihood, such unwarranted acts of kidnapping is criminal and ought to be condemned by one and all. Such unwanted act is not expected from any of the NPGs especially when the talks for final acceptable solution, is looking like it is in the last stage,” the DDCF stated.
While appreciating the swift action of the Dimapur Police in rescuing the victim and apprehending the culprits, the forum vehemently condemned such criminal acts.
DDCF appealed to the concerned authorities to book the perpetrators as per the law in a befitting way and further urged all to report any such unwanted criminal activity immediately to the concerned authorities.