DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 3: The Naga Mothers’ Association (NMA) has filed an FIR as well as sent a legal notice to Manoj Anand, Special Correspondent, The Asian Age and the Deccan Chronicle, for his statement that the Naga Mothers’ Association is “a frontal organization of the NSCN-IM”, which was circulated widely in the Deccan Chronicle, The Asian Age, Facebook and Twitter.
Strongly refuting the statement, the NMA media cell said, “This kind of wild allegation is baseless and unfounded and used with mala fide intent to defame, humiliate and intimidate Naga women.”
The NMA filed the FIR under the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act with the Director General of Police, Nagaland, Kohima.
A legal notice has also been sent to Manoj Anand to tender a public apology and withdraw his article and remove all his posts on this specific article on social media, Facebook and Twitter, which has defamed the NMA, within 15 days or face legal consequences of defamation, the NMA said.
(Page News Service)