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9 arrested for Aug 4 murder in Tuensang

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Dimapur, August 7: Tuensang police has arrested 9 persons in connection with the murder of Manbong Mulong Chang (43), ‘ss’ secretary, Chang Region, NSCN (Khango) on August 4 last.
On August 4 last, unidentified persons had left the dead body of late Manbong at Eastern Naga Nursing Home, near Bazaar Point, Tuensang on August 4. Police had registered a suo-motu case in this connection for investigation.
The 9 arrested in connection with the murder are Shellen Nyakba Konyak (30), ‘ss’ Dy.Kilonser NSCN (Khango), a resident of NST Sector, Tobu; Aliba Sangtam (35), ‘ss’ Lieutenant NSCN (Khango), a resident of Yimpang, PO/PS- Noklak; Homang Konyak (30), ‘ss’ 2ndLieutenant NSCN (Khango), a resident of ADC Colony Tobu; Angkihongba Konyak (18), ‘ss’ Pvt NSCN (Khango), a resident of NST Colony Tobu; Seyang Chang (48), vice chairman, Chang Region NSCN (Khango), a resident of Bazaar ‘A’ Tuensang; C. Wongtochu alias Benjong Chang (34), ‘ss’ Central Council Member NSCN (Khango), a resident of High School ‘B’ Tuensang; Sangphu Chang (25), ‘ss’ Sgt Major NSCN (Khango), a resident of Forest Colony Tuensang; Akumba Chang (33), ‘ss’ Lieutenant NSCN (Khango), a resident of ‘C’ Khel Tuensang Village and HZ Mangyang Chang (50), ‘ss’ MIP NSCN (Khango), a resident of NST Sector, Tuensang.
Tuensang police seized one AK -56, 18 rounds of 7.62 X 39 mm ammunitions, two AK magazines, 3 mobile phones, one vehicle (Santro Xing) and other incriminating documents from the possession of the arrested persons.
(Page News Service)