Nagaland

Jail-staffs terminated and under Police custody on recent Wokha Sub-Jail death

Dimapur, December 30 (NE): There was a tragic death of a prisoner, Late Shri. Yanpamo Mozhui at Bhandari Village, under Wokha district, Nagaland who was beaten to death by Nagaland Jail Police at Wokha Sub-Jail on December Twenty Six.

In this regard, a notification coming from Prisons Headquarter through Director General of Prisons, after an official enquiry, through an official order, it stated that the following TOG Warders, District Jail, Wokha in connection with Wokha P.S. Case No. 46/19 of U/S 325/326/330/302/34 IPC is under Police custody and also terminated from the bonafide Government Services:

Shri Janben Shitiri, S/o Yizamo Shitiri.

Shri Aronto, S/o Inaho

Shri Arunthung Ngullie, S/o Yikhyao Ngullie

Shri Limachan Kithan, S/o Shipanthung Kithan

Shri Thungchabemo Odyuo, S/o Yanchamo Odyuo

Shri N. Nzanthung Shitiri, S/o Ntonsi Shitiri

Shri Phyubemo Odyuo, S/o Yambemo Odyuo

Shri Nyimbemo Shitiri, S/o Nnio Shitiri.

Shri Limathung Murry S/o Nchunbemo Murry

Shri Zubenthung Ezung S/o Akum Ezung

Shri Elanthung Ngullie S/o Lt. Libanthung Ngullie

Shri Nzanthung Shitiri S/o Nbemo Shitiri.

Assistant Jailer, District Jail Wokha, Head Warder along with 3 warders also has been placed under custody and suspended from their duties with immediate effect, stated in a notification issued on December 28, 2019.

The deceased family with support from others at Wokha had already submitted a memorandum to the district administration recently so as to compensate the family with justice to be delivered as the death occurred due to inhuman treatment with lots of marks on the body found.