Rs 4 lakhs ex-gratia paid to family of Lt Sorenla

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Dimapur, September 24: Deputy Commissioner & chairman DDMA Kohima, Rajesh Soundararajan IAS on Monday handed over Rs 4 lakhs as ex-gratia to Mrs S. Chikumla Yimso, mother of Lt. Sorenla who drowned at Dzucharu River in presence of Phesama Council chairman, SDO (C) Jakhama and DDMA members at the DC’s office chamber.
The ex-gratia from Home Department, Government of Nagaland was handed over to the mother of Lt. Sorenla who drowned on July 29 at Dzucharu River, Phesama village under Kohima district.
It may be mentioned that the mother Mrs. S. Chikumla Yimso was also swept off by powerful river current but was later rescued by the State Disaster Response Force Team of Kohima on July 29 and the dead body of Lt. Sorenla (14 years) was recovered by CRF of Angami Youth Organisation early hour of July 30. (Page News Service)