DMC Chairman shot at Kohima
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Last Updated: Sunday, November 08, 2009, 17:17
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.

Bureau Report

First Published: Sunday, November 08, 2009, 17:17

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