Attacks against taxi drivers are increasing, according to ANTA | MorungExpress


Calls on Nagaland State Government to act

Kohima, September 3 (MExN): There has been an alarming increase in cases of attacks on taxi drivers in recent months, according to All Nagaland Taxi Association (ANTA) Hq Kohima.

On Saturday, ANTA Headquarters, Kohima Chairman Dziesevituo Solo issued a press release, drawing the attention of the government, administration, relevant department and public to two recent cases where drivers of taxi were victims of robbery and physical violence at the hands of unidentified persons. disbelievers.

Accordingly, Solo recounted an incident on August 15, in which “two unknown miscreants forcibly stopped the cab at the 10th Mile shortcut and began demanding money from the passengers and even confiscated their phones.”

Similarly, on August 30, three unidentified miscreants with guns hired a taxi from Medziphema to Pherima village, where the driver was mercilessly beaten and robbed at gunpoint near the front door. from the model village of Tsiepama, Solo said in the statement.

Condemning the incidents, ANTA Kohima HQ said such acts of violence have no place in a civil society. The Association further issued a strong warning against the perpetrators of the atrocities and warned that severe action would be taken.

He also called on the state government to expedite the investigation of the case and take action against the perpetrators under relevant articles and laws as soon as possible.


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