Petroleum dealers threatens indefinite closure of petrol pumps

Petroleum dealers threatens  indefinite closure of petrol pumps

Dimapur, April 27: Petroleum dealers and transport associations in Nagaland have threatened to impose indefinite closure of all petrol pumps in Nagaland and also chakka bandh on supply of petroleum products from April 30 onwards if the Stat authorities fail to secure the safe release of two oil tanker drivers, Tula Ram Bura Gohain and Adman Suring abducted near Helipong village under Tuensang District on April 22 last.
In an ultimatum to the Deputy Commissioner, Tuensang, the Kohima Petroleum Dealers Association, the Dimapur Petroleum Dealers Association, the Nagaland Tanker Transport Association and Oil Tanker Drivers Union lamented that there has been no breakthrough in the case till date despite information being given to the police. The associations said they are not satisfied with the way the police are handling and investigating the case.
The associations warned that it will wait only for 48 hours with effect from April 28 for the safe release of the abducted drivers.
The copy of the ultimatum was also given to Chief Minister of Nagaland, Deputy Chief Minister, Chief Secretary, Home Commissioner and SP Tuensang.
(Page News Service)