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Nagaland Victims' Families Refuse Compensation, Want Armymen Punished

Nagaland Firing Victims' Families Refuse Compensation, Want Armymen Punished

Out of the 14 individuals whodied, 12 have been residents ofthe Oting village.


Every week after the tragic demise of 14 younger individuals in Nagaland’s Mon District throughout a botched operation by the particular forces of the Military, the relations of the victims, and the villagers, have determined to not obtain any authorities compensation till the Military personnel concerned in final week’s firing are “dropped at justice” and the controversial Armed Forces (Particular Powers) Act is eliminated.

This determination was taken right this moment by the relations and residents of the Oting village in Mon district. Out of the 14 individuals who died, 12 have been residents of this village.

An announcement issued by the village council of Oting has clarified that an envelope containing Rs 18,30,00 was dropped at them by a Minister and the Deputy Commissioner of the district. “The Village Council Oting assume(d it) as a token of affection and reward from the Honourable Minister Shri Paiwang Konyak,” the assertion stated. 

Nevertheless, they are saying that they later discovered the cash was an advance cost of an installment of the compensation to be paid by the state authorities.  The village council Oting and the victims’ households then determined to not obtain the compensation till “the perpetrator of twenty first Para Commandos of the Indian Arm Drive is delivered to justice earlier than the Civil code of legislation” and AFSPA is repealed from all the North-Jap area of India, the assertion, signed by Longwang Konyak, Chairman of the Oting village council, added.

The Nagaland authorities has permitted cost of Rs 5 lakh every as compensation to the households of the 14 individuals killed within the firing by particular forces. These injured have been sanctioned Rs 50,000 every. 



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