Dimapur, May 23 (ANI): Militant outfits operating in Nagaland have continuously been targeting the business community in the region.
In a recent incident, a prominent businessman from Dimapur who was abducted for ransom was found dead.
On May 12, police officials of Nagaland found the body of Md Isar near Tenyiphe village.
Militants abducted him on May 10 and demanded a ransom of Rs 30 million for his safe release.
The police suspect that the proscribed NSCN (IM) is behind his murder.
"We have got the names, we have identify the other three names, there were four of them that's what we have received, we have got to learn from the one who we have arrested so the other three we have identify they are all from NSCN-IM," said Wati S Jamir, Addl Superintendent of Police, Dimapur.
The entire business community of Dimapur has condemned the act.
Under the banner of Dimapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DCCI), traders also took out a protest rally.
They urged the police official to the culprits and book them under the National Security Act.
"If the Police fails to apprehend the accused involved within stipulated time as given in the memorandum, we will be compel to take further course of action. We might even go for total closure of the town till these people accused are apprehended," Khasheto, President, Dimapur Chambers of Commerce and Industries
Dimapur is known as the commercial hub of the Nagaland. But extortion and other militant activities have been affecting the growth of business in the region. (ANI)
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