Dimapur, May 26: The Zeliang-Kuki Gaon Budha Union (ZKGBU), Ahthibung Sub Division has condemned the assault on one Benjamin by some national workers of Zeliangrong region on May 23 at Khelma village.
In a release, ZKGBU chairman Seijalam Hangsing alleged that on May 23, some 4-5 national workers of Zeliangrong region with their leader 2nd Lieutenant Nzuakam came to Khelma village and brutally assaulted one local public Benjamin, and left him unconscious near the cemetery area.
Neighbours helped Benjamin once the assaulters left the village, it said.
Condemning the incident, the union requested Zeliangrong region authorities to refrain from such activities in future.
The union also appreciated the efforts of Ahthibung Assam Rifles and police department for arresting 3 assaulters, namely 2nd Lieutenant Nzuakam, Sgt Maj Daniel and Sitang within 48 hours. It requested security forces to carry out frequent visits to the village so that peaceful environment prevails in the village.
(Page News Service)