Don’t worry about situation in Chennai: TN Police appeals to NE people
DIMAPUR, MARCH 17: In light of the recent fake videos of attacks on migrant workers in Tamil Nadu, Chennai Police has appealed to people from the Northeast not to worry about the situation.
According to a press release issued by Wapangtoshi, Pastor, Naga Christian Fellowship, Chennai, and President of North East India Welfare Association, Chennai, some unwarranted messages in the context of Northeast people with regard to the situation in Chennai have surfaced in various social media platforms in Nagaland “which has created fear and confusion among the people resulting to a large number of phone calls and queries from Nagaland”.
“Therefore, to take stock of the situation on March 16, 2023, I had a meeting with Sankaralingam, Assistant Commissioner of Police at Greater Chennai Police Commissionerate, and shared the concerns of the current situation. The matter of unauthorised message circulated in various social media platforms in Nagaland was also discussed.
“Meanwhile, the Assistant Commissioner of Police has reiterated that the situation in Tamil Nadu is peaceful and under control. He appeals to all the Northeast people not to worry about the situation in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu because the Tamil Nadu police are one of the most efficient police forces in the world”, the press release stated.
The ACP also informed that Tamil Nadu police has already arrested some perpetrators and booked several people for posting fake videos and “provocative” tweets about unsubstantiated allegations of attacks on migrant workers from North India.
(Page News Service)