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Govt extends period of JIC to another 2 months


Dimapur, January 9: The State Home Department has notified that on expiry of l month and in continuation to the Department’s Notification NO.CON-6/ULBEJIC/1/2017 dated 31st Oct. 2019, the Government of Nagaland has further extended the period of Judicial Inquiry Commission to inquire into 31st January, 2017 incident at Dimapur for another 2 months period from December 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020 for submission of the Commission report:
The Commission should submit the report on or before this extended period and no further extension will be accorded.
Other Terms of Reference of the Commission would remain the same.
On January 31, 2017, two persons were killed and several others sustained injuries in police firing during violence that engulfed Dimapur over the government’s decision to hold urban local body election with 33 percent reservation for women.
(Page News Service)