Jan 31, 2017 Dimapur incident; JIC gets 2 months extension

Kohima, January 9 (NE): The Home Department has notified that, the Government of Nagaland has further extended the period of Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) to inquire into January 31, 2017 incident at Dimapur for another 2 (two) month period from December 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020 for submission of the Commission report:

On January 31, 2017, two persons were killed and several sustained injuries in police firing during violence that engulfed Dimapur over the Government’s decision to hold ULB election with women reservation.

The notification said, the Commission should submit the report on or before this extended period and no further extension will be accorded. Other Terms of Reference of the Commission would remain the same.

(News Source: DIPR)