Dimapur Police swings into action, 3 arrested in two different cases

Kohima April 18 (NE): Based on two viral video clips going around in different social media platforms, Dimapur Police recorded two cases, arrested three persons in two different incidents that happened at Vidima village and Nihoto Village under Dimapur district.

(Screenshot of Nihoto Village incident viral video clip | Source: Twitter)

An official tweet from Dimapur Police said that one person named Heveto Awomi of Nihoto village was arrested based on Suo Moto FIR in connection with a video clip showing some non local being physically screened by a car tape recorder.

In this connection, a case has been registered in Diphupar Police station.

Apparently, Nihoto Village Council tendered apology letter to all individuals/communities that may have been hurt by the recent video that was circulated in social media on April 15, 2020. They further clarified that the council in general was not in the knowledge as to how and why the video was made and circulated.

It also added that on thorough investigation by the village council it was found that the video was made by some few individuals dragging in the name of village council, and necessary action has been initiated against the erring individual, it added.

(Screenshot of Vidima Village incident viral video clip | Source: Twitter)

In another incident, a video of physical attack against non locals was shared in different social media platforms on Friday, April 17, 2020. In this connection, Dimapur Police arrested two persons namely Valen Sote and Medovi Kiso of Vidima village for physical assault and dissemination of a video clip recording the same incident.

A case was registered in Sub Urban Police Station, said an official tweet from Dimapur Police, today, April 18, 2020.