Issues travel advisory
DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 27: As tension prevails at the Mon segment of Assam-Nagaland border following the accident involving a pickup truck at Angjangyang, the Mon district administration on Wednesday provided an official account of the incident.
In a press release, it stated a missing report was filed by the owner of the vehicle at Aboi Police Station in Mon district on September 25.
“Based on the missing complaint, a search operation led by Officer-in-Charge, Police Station was conducted. During the search operation, the above-mentioned vehicle and two bodies were retrieved on 25th September, 2023 from the accident site, 200 feet below the road between Angjangyang and Longching under Mon district.
“Accordingly, the due procedure was followed and the post mortem was conducted at District Hospital, Mon. After observing all necessary formalities, the bodies were handed over to the family members on 26th September, 2023”, it stated.
Therefore, basing on the official reports, it stated that the incident was “completely a case of unfortunate vehicle accident and no case of foul play is linked with it”.
It appealed to all concerned to take the note of the fact of the matter and refrain from circulating any misinformation relating to the incident.
Meanwhile, in light of the tense situation at Sonari, Charaideo district of Assam following the motor accident that occurred at Angjangyang in Mon district, the Deputy Commissioner of Mon, Ajit Kumar Verma has advised all vehicles engaged in public transport and related activities to refrain from travelling from Mon district to Assam/Dimapur and vice versa via Sonari, Charaideo, Assam, route until situation returns to normalcy.
In a circular, the DC also advised all the individual/private vehicles planning to travel via Sonari, Charaideo, Assam, route to avoid taking the route and travel via alternate route till the situation normalises.
(Page News Service)