Sunday, 8 April 2012

Another drug peddler in police net

BORDUMSA: Acting on a tip off, Bordumsa Police under the command of Sub-Inspector P.Tatu, OC and SI T. Langching with assistance from ASI A.K. Biswa raided the house of Doni Chakma of Bijoypur–I village under Bordumsa PS on March 29 and managed to seize brown sugar weighing more than 50 gram along with cash Rs. 61, 740/-weighing apparatus and huge quantity of drugs packaging materials and inhaling pipes from the house. But under the cover of darkness, the peddler Doni Chakma yet again managed to doze the police who have been trying to nab him. A case has however been registered at Bordumsa police station and police has started the manhunt
The seized materials with cash amount were produced before the court of Kento Riba, Judicial Magistrate First Class, Bordumsa with the preliminary case investigation report by the investigating officer for taking cognizance.

CRPF woos rural populace

Under its Civic Action Programme 2011-12, the 20Bn Central Reserve Police Force based at F/20BN, Changlang continues to win confidence of rural populace in the district through various activities. Recently, Suresh Kr Yadav 2IC Commandant (AOL), Changlang distributed 30 nos of solar lanterns to villagers of Changlang and school materials to rural poor students in the presence of Sri Opak Gao, Deputy Commissioner. The unit distributed 30 nos of solar lanterns; 10 nos of footballs with nets; 10 nos of volleyball with nets; complete cricket kit; 10 nos of carom boards; 189 nos of school bags; reading and writing materials.
The CRPF 20Bn unit could feel the pulse of rural Changlang and their humble intention can be gauge. The solar lanterns and other school materials provided will certainly be a great help as school going children in far flung villages does not possess such facility owing to poor economic condition and non-access to mainland.
The unit organized such civic action programmes in the past too. Aimed at encouraging poor students, the unit has earlier distributed computers; musical instruments, bicycles and sewing machines.
While addressing the gathering, Suresh Kr Yadav said CRPF is not only involved in counter insurgency operations in the district but are in constant touch with villagers through various activities under its civic action programme. He expressed hope that citizens will reciprocate it with positivity and contribute in peaceful co-existence.
Deputy Commissioner Opak Gao lauded the efforts of CRPF in maintaining peace in the district and expressed hope that generous help extended by CRPF would help in bridging the gap persisting with villagers.

AMSU takes extortion case to state capital

ITANAGAR: A delegation of All Mishmi Students Union members met Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Mar 21 at Itanagar and submitted a 3-point memorandum demanding immediate arrest of Chakma people, who recently carried out extortion activities at Kathan village under Wakro circle of Lohit district.
“The Chakma people have encroached upon our land across Kathan area and the graph of crime continues to go up in the last 10 years in the area owing to criminal activities by them, the memorandum said. Further, the population of Kathan village is below 100, whereas the population of neighbouring Chakmas are more than 20,000 as a result of which the Mishmis are easily dominated by them, it said and appealed to the CM to arrange mechanism to prevent such extortion and anti-social activities in the area. To cope up with the situation AMSU also demanded establishment of IRBN headquarters at Kathan village under Wakro Circle of Lohit district instead of Haju and pleaded for issuance of special arm license to local villagers of Kathan, Tumba, Tillai and Manthi villages under Wakro circle to meet with any eventualities.
After patient hearing and going through the contents of the memorandum, Tuki assured to look into issues raised by the union.

Crossing every limits of human decency

On the eve of Science Day on February 25 the residents of Khonsa Town demonstrated animalism by mercilessly killing a barking deer that accidentally ventured into the township from nearby forest reserve. Early in the morning when the deer was spotted, hundreds of residents chased with lethal weapons. The teachers and students of Ramakrishna Sarada Mission are witnessed to the whole episode. They reportedly shouted at the mob and prayed for mercy but their voice disappeared without a trace. Finally the helpless deer was killed and its flesh reached many kitchens for a good meal while students of Sarada Mission looked broken with tears rolling down their cheeks. The incident was a complete mockery of civilization and humanity. The residents of the historic Khonsa crossed every limits of human decency that deserves every form of condemnation. Every likeminded citizens of Khonsa ought to ensure that such inhuman acts does not surface again in near future.

Hipok Rime honored

CHANGLANG: Hipok Rime, Principal of Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Kharsang, S/0 Late Tochi Rime  was conferred  Best Educationist Award  in a glittering function held at New Delhi on March 19 by International Institute of Education and Management in association with I.S.C.  to encourage and recognize the outstanding  contributions of eminent personalities in the field of education.
Rime joined his service in education department as Junior Teacher on February 21, 1976. He was promoted as Headmaster in 1989 and later elevated to the post of Principal in February, 1998.
Meanwhile, the teaching staff of the school felicitated Rime for his achievement in a function held at school premises on March 31.

NSFCD gains ground

Changlang: After formation of Changlang Unit of Naga Students Federation at Changlang on February 18, the foremost task taken was to cultivate confidence building measures. A social service was initiated by the federation members on March 30 at Changlang by constructing a house for Jongnung Taijong, a poor villager of Changlang who couldn’t afford to build. The village elders and youths have appreciated the samaritan services. With the social work, NSFCD has indeed gained ground.

Another UTP in the jaws of death

TEZU: After the custodial death of L.K Kaping on 20.2.12; an Under Trial Prisoner suspected in Wangcha Rajkumar’s assassination case, another UTP Karan Thapa alias Rocky suspected in the same case is in the threshold of death owing to negligence meted out by authority of Tezu Judicial Lock-Up. The 20 year old Rocky was arrested by AR on 12.10.10 from Longkhong Village under Deomali PS. Suspected to be NSCN member. He was later shifted to Khonsa from Deomali but no case was registered against him till he was booked by CBI from Khonsa Judicial Custody from where he was shifted to Tezu Judicial Lock-Up, Defense Counsel Lawyer Jawang Sumpa informed.
Superintendent Tezu District Hospital on 13.6.11 referred the case to AMC, Dibrugarh for better treatment to his injured knee cap but the order was never complied. He suffers from kidney stone Albumin Rinel Calculi. After tremendous pressure from Lawyer Jawang Sumpa, Judicial Magistrate 1
When charge sheet is not filed against him why CBI started the trial proceedings in the District & Sessions Court, East Session Division at Tezu? He is unnecessarily kept in custody for no offences except the case that was revived which is undoubtedly an illegal confinement; He is trying to survive with the help of a crutcher (Baisakhi) as his knee cap is damaged. He is a UTP and not a convict, Jawang Sumpa told this correspondent.
But on March 27, Itanagar Bench of Gauhati High Court granted him bail and the order is likely to be executed, Sumpa Class, Tezu Sri G.K Paul Choudhury, EAC served three consecutive orders on 27.2.12; 2.3.12 & 7.3.12 for immediate shifting of the sick UTP. Complying with the orders, on 9.3.12, he was shifted to Dibrugarh but the following day he was brought back on the ground that he will be taken again for re-examination after 10 days. On 18.3.12, he was again taken to Dibrugarh but could not be admitted owing to low budget as only Rs. 2000/- was given by jail authority for treatment expenses.