KOHIMA: The bodies of two Naga women, which were recovered near Mariani in Jorhat district in Assam on August 8 last, have been identified by their relatives here after the publication of their photographs in Nagaland dailies.
According to a report, the deceased have been identified as A Tiakala (27) and P Pentangla (33) of Yaong village in Longleng District. Both the women were reportedly self-employed and running small grocery shops in their village whereby they would usually commute to Haluating town near Amguri in Assam to bring essentials items
through public transport. The report said the duo left for Haluating on August 7 last from Yaong village.
The victims’ relatives, assisted by the Longleng district authority, reached Jorhat Medical College and Hospital Friday and identified the bodies, which had been kept at the hospital morgue after post mortem since Wednesday.
Additional Superintendent of Police Longleng Kilang Walling informed that a team of police, led by one lady Sub-Inspector, had been deputed to Jorhat from Longleng to assist the victims’ relatives.
Meanwhile, Jorhat Police informed that an investigation into the deaths of two Naga women were on and appealed to the relatives of the victims to extend meaningful cooperation so that the culprits can be arrested at the earliest.