Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Dy CM felicitates 5 police escort personnel

Y Patton

Dimapur, July 5: Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Home, Y Patton felicitated the 5 Nagaland Police Escort personnel attached to him for their alacrity in intercepting a truck involved in a hit and run case.
It may be recalled that on July 2, a truck rammed into an EECO taxi near ICAR under ADC Medziphema Sub Division and fled the spot. The accident resulted in the death of 5 persons and caused grievous injuries to 3 others.
Upon reaching the site of the accident, the alert Escort party who were on their way to Kohima after dropping the Dy.CM at the Airport turned back and chased down the truck after a hot pursuit, risking their own lives, and apprehended the truck driver.
Patton lauded the police personnel for showing extraordinary courage and presence of mind even videotaping the whole episode. He further encouraged the policemen and women to be ever ready to the extent of taking initiatives beyond their call of duty when the situation demands.
The Dy. CM acknowledged the 5 Escort personnel with an award of Rs 20000 each as a token of appreciation and is learned to have instructed the department to give befitting recognition for their exemplary action. (Page News Service)