Dimapur, September 1: The Ao Senso Telongjem Dimapur has condemned the rape of a minor girl by one of its member Nungsangoba Lemtur, a resident of Diphupar ‘B’ village in Dimapur.
Stating that such act of barbarism cannot be tolerated in a modern society, it urged all right thinking citizens to condemn such satanic deeds.
The union stated that it will take its own course of action as per Ao Naga customary law and usage in due course of time against the accused for callously demeaning the image and integrity of Ao community in Dimapur.
The union also urged the law enforcing authority to initiate thorough investigation as expeditiously as possible and upon proven guilty to be awarded befitting punishment to the accused as per the provision of law.
The union further expressed its solidarity and extended sincere sympathy to the victim and her family.
DAYO: The Dimapur Ao Youth Organization (DAYO) has vehemently condemned the alleged rape of a minor girl in Diphubar ‘B’ as per the FIR lodged at the Women Police Station, Dimapur by Nungsang Lemtur alias Nungsangoba Lemtur of Molungkimong village under Mokokchung District and presently married and living in Punglwa.
Stating that perpetrators of such heinous crimes cannot be tolerated in civilized society, DAYO demanded the law enforcing agencies to investigate the case thoroughly and deliver justice and punish the culprit as deemed under law at the earliest.
“As a community, we are ashamed of presence of such people within our community and advice that no member of our community should try to bail out the alleged criminal and let the law take its own course unhindered,” it said.
DAYO expressed its sympathy with the victim and prayed that she will quickly recover from her mental and physical trauma and continue to live as any normal citizen in the society. (Page News Service)