Three persons were arrested from Changki village by Mokokchung Police yesterday and were forwarded to judicial custody.
According to official sources, the incident occurred in Changki Village under Mokokchung district on March 5 last when random incidents of post violence were being reported. The police is investigating the involvement of any more individuals in the assault, sources said, and added, "Crime against women will not be tolerated and police will take very strict action against the culprits." It may be recalled that on March 7, Mokokchung Deputy Commissioner Sachin Jaiswal had issued a show-cause notice to Changki Village Council office bearers asking why action should not be initiated against them and had directed them to appear in person before him at his office on March 8. The notice had said that, on the night of March 5, a 58-year-old woman, one Watensangla was alleged to have been brutally assaulted and subsequently ex-communicated from Changki Village along with three others, two women and a man, for a period of 30 years for not voting for the candidate supported by the Village Council on Polling Day on February 27. UNI AS AND
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