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Two more arrested in taxi driver�s murder case

By Correspondent

DIMAPUR, Sept 7 - Two more persons were arrested by police in connection with the murder of the taxi driver-cum-owner Swuduve Nakro on September 2. Another person suspected to be involved in the murder was arrested by police on September 5. The police also recovered the victim�s vehicle.

Sr SP of Kohima Joseph Hesso, in a communiqu�, informed that the three accused were identified as NSCN-K �Capt� Toishe Aye, �2nd Lt� Daniel Yimchunger and a sympathiser of the outfit Avito Zhotso.

He disclosed that the two accused � Toishe and Daniel admitted before the police of having committed the murder with the motive of stealing the local taxi to make money.

Following the arrest of the three persons, situation remained tense in Kohima with taxi drivers of Kohima along with hundreds of protestors laying siege to the South Police station on Wednesday, demanding that all accused be handed over to them.

The outnumbered police could not stop the huge crowd from entering the police station premises. However, the situation was brought under control only after members of All Nagaland Taxi Association (ANTA) intervened.

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