Posing with Arms: Dimapur police register suo moto case; married couple, 2 bodyguards held
KOHIMA | Nov 13, 2019:
The Dimapur Police has registered a suo moto case against the newly wed couple for brandishing sophisticated assault rifles at their wedding. the same of which had sparked controversy on social media.
It was informed that the police picked up the married couple for questioning even before the case was registered where they learnt that the bodyguards had handed the arms to them while claiming that they were innocent.
The couple were arrested but released on police bail bond, informed the police.
In line with this, the Dimapur Police today arrested two members of the NSCN (NK) — Ato Sumi (23) of Dimapur and Mughalo (28) of Zunheboto for allowing unauthorized display of firearms in contravention to ceasefire ground rules.
The police have seized the arms; however, after a letter from the Cease Fire Monitoring Group (CFMG) the arms were released on Zimma and the guards have been forwarded to the court. "The investigation will continue," said police officials.