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Nagaland Govt orders investigation based on viral social media reports of Diamond found at Mon

Following the viral videos and pictures of precious minerals found in Mon which went viral in social media yesterday claiming that a 'Diamond' was found at Wakching Village under Mon district, Government of Nagaland through the office of Geology and Mining ordered an investigation into the incident.
(Villagers seen digging for Diamond at Mon)

Kohima, November 26 (NEx): Following the viral videos and pictures of precious minerals found in Mon which went viral in social media yesterday claiming that a ‘Diamond’ was found at Wakching Village under Mon district, Government of Nagaland through the office of Geology and Mining ordered an investigation into the incident.

An order issued by S. Manen, Director, Department of Geology and Mining stated that ‘As circulated on Social Media about the finding of precious minerals at Wakching area, Mon district, four Geologists; Abenthung Lotha, Longrikaba, Kenyelo Rengma, David Lhoupenyi, are detailed to investigate and submit the status report at the earliest.’

Meanwhile, the videos and pictures of villagers digging in search for the precious minerals are already taking rounds in various social media. Many memes are also going around following the circulation of the videos and pictures from Mon.