ITANAGAR, May 22 - The Arunachal Pradesh unit of the National People�s Party (NPP) today urged the State and the Central governments to apprehend the insurgents behind the killing of MLA Tirong Aboh and 10 others.
Suspected NSCN militants on Tuesday gunned down Aboh, also an NPP Assembly poll candidate, and 10 others, including his son and two security personnel, in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.
The NPP, which called an emergency State executive meeting, appealed to the investigating teams to trace �political leaders of the district who are involved with the militant groups responsible for killing Aboh�.
�This is the first-ever incident in which an insurgent group ambushed and killed a contesting candidate in the State,� said Gicho Kabak, the party�s State unit president.
It also urged the State Government to provide adequate security to NPP candidates and party leaders. � PTI