Dimapur, August 17: A NSCN (IM) cadre, Maj Toishe from Yemishe village, Aghunato, Zunheboto district, was gunned down at his residence in Purana Bazaar here Friday evening.
According to sources, two unidentified persons wearing masks came to his residence on a motorcycle at around 7:30 to 8 pm and fired two shots from a pistol at close range. Toishe was immediately rushed to Zion Hospital Dimapur, but doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Dimapur police sources also confirmed the incident.
Meanwhile, NSCN (IM) sources said that they are investigating the matter.
“It is something of a serious nature and our teams are investigating it,” a senior functionary of NSCN (IM) said, who did not wish to be named.
(Page News Service)