DIMAPUR, Jan 25 - The NSCN-IM has termed the report of the arrest of two of its cadres by Dimapur police for kidnapping a businessman as "totally unsubstantiated and unjustified.
In a release, Khekuto Jakhalu said the allegation of kidnapping is totally unsubstantiated. "The cadres were sent to meet Subash only, said in a rejoinder.
The NSCN-IM leader explained that following complaint received by the Crime Cell, Subash Kumar Jain, proprietor of Amar Agency, Garment Shop, at MP Road was called for an enquiry and was left after a while.
"When a detailed enquiry was made, Subash willingly revealed that he had misappropriated the price tag (MRP) by selling goods at Rs. 100 which was supposed to be sold at Rs. 70 as per company's MRP," he said. Jakhalu said the FIR was lodged in support of Subash by one police officer. The NSCN-IM claimed that after a thorough enquiry it was found that all "these fraud, cheating and daylight robbery" has been carried out under the shelter of the police officer.