DIMAPUR, Sept 6 - One person suspected to be involved in the September 2 murder of a taxi driver Sw�d�ve Nakro from Kohima district was arrested by Zunheboto police yesterday. The police also recovered the victim�s vehicle.
The arrested person, identified as one Toishe (28) and a resident of Satakha town under Zunheboto district, is suspected to be the main accused in the case. The vehicle was intercepted on the outskirts of Satakha.
Nakro was found dead on September 2 near Dz�v�zie, under Kohima district, about 24 hours after he informed his wife over phone that he got passengers to go to Wokha. Police said the victim bore injuries on his head, suspected to have been caused by a blunt object.
All Nagaland Taxi Association (ANTA) on September 4 had threatened to launch an indefinite Statewide taxi service bandh if the authority, within one week, failed to book the perpetrators responsible for the murder.
ANTA in a representation submitted to Kohima DC has urged the authority to provide safety and security measures for all taxi drivers especially at night. It also appealed to the authority to provide ex-gratia to the bereaved family.