Kohima: Dimapur Municipal Council Chairman
Khekaho Assumi was injured when unidentified persons shot at
him here, official sources said on Sunday.
Assumi suffered bullet injuries when three gunmen fired
at him while he was moving in a vehicle on the highway last
night, the sources said.
He was immediately rushed to hospital where he was stated
to be out of danger.
Following the incident, prohibitory orders under section
144 CrPC were clamped in Dimapur town.
Earlier in the day, the district administration issued
an order of arrest of the chairman on the basis of an FIR
lodged against him alleging that he had assaulted a
62-year-old businessman on Friday.