Thursday, February 25, 2021

Women org seeks probe into Sept 18 suicide case

Dimapur, October 20: A women organization has questioned what it alleged is the silence and inaction of the law enforcing authorities surrounding the suspicious death of a schoolboy from Ungma village in Dimapur on September 18 last.
Reportedly the 15-years old deceased, a student of GMS Aoyimti, was declared to have committed suicide at the Aoyimti residence of a retired top cop of the State police where the boy was staying under his guardianship.
According to Watsü Mungdang, Mokokchung, when the victim’s body was examined by relatives, “tell tale signs of physical trauma” was evident as opposed to the suicide claim.
“Circumstantial evidence point to foul play and the death made to look like a case of suicide,” the WMM alleged.
Strongly condemning and questioning the suspicious nature in which the incident was swept under the carpet despite “compelling evidence”, the women organizations reminded that the law enables the police conduct investigation suo moto.
(Page News Service)