HAFLONG, June 9 � The Jadikhe Naisho Hoshom (JNH) (Dimasa apex body), Dimasa Women�s Society (DWS), Dimasa Students� Union (DSU) and Dimasa Mother�s Association submitted a memorandum to P Chidambaram, Union Home Minister, and Tarun Gogoi, Chief Minister for taking initiative to release the detainees from the judicial custody presently lodged in the Central Jail, Guwahati related to DHD(J) cases of Dima Hasao district of Assam recently through the Deputy Commissioner, Dima Hasao district.
Joel Gorlosa, chairman, DHD(J) and Niranjan Hojai, �Commander-in-Chief� of DHD(J) have been released from judicial custody on bail against NIA Case No. 01/09 and NIA Case No. 02/09 to facilitate political dialogue and to reach a final Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) in the interest of peace and development for the people of Dima Hasao district of Assam, the memorandum stated.
But there were other persons who were currently detained in the Central Jail of Guwahati under the same NIA Case No. 01/09 and Case No. 02/09 such as; Mohet Hojai, Former Chief Executive Member of the NC Hills Autonomous Council (now Dima Hasao Autonomous Council, Haflong), Golon Daolagupu, present Member of Dima Hasao Autonomous Council, Phojendra Hojai, a contractor of Dima Hasao district, Babul Kemprai, a contractor of Dima Hasao district, Ahshringdaw Warisa, peace facilitator for DHD(J) appointed by the then IGP of Special Branch, Government of Assam and there are many other civilians who are still behind the bars, the memorandum said adding that it was pertinent to mention that all the above mentioned persons deserve to get released from judicial remand considering the aspirations of the people of the district. Therefore, they urged the political leadership to take initiative to release those who were still behind the bars in the same cases as of the DHD(J) leaders before the formal Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) was arrived between the DHD(J) leaders and stakeholders so that total peace and development could be achieved in the district.
Further, the memorandum urged for adherence to the clauses in the Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) regarding withdrawal of the cases against all members of DHD(J) and other related cases of the civilians those who were allegedly involved in the overground movements of the DHD(J).