Dimapur, April 1: Legislators from the Sumi community and the sitting Lok Sabha MP have condemned the killing of 3 persons by a group of gunmen at “Kiyevi-Lamhai” on March 22.
In a joint statement issued on Thursday, the 11 elected representatives appealed to the Zeliang and Sumi community for peace and unity in these times and urged “our brothers to remain calm and extend support to the Government to bring this issue to an end”.
They also appealed to all the well-wishers and sympathisers to refrain from further escalating the issue by enraging the sentiments of the two communities.
“The Sumi legislators would like to convey our deepest condolences to the bereaved families,” they stated. (Page News Service)