Case filed against militant’s son, bride for flaunting weapons

Dimapur: Nagaland police has registered a suo-moto case against the newlywed son of a top militant leader of National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Unification (NSCN-U) and his wife for brandishing sophisticated assault rifles at their wedding reception in this commercial town of this State.
The photographs and a video of the son of Kilo Kilonser of the NSCN-U Bohoto Kiba and the bride brandishing assault rifles — M16 and AK 56 — at their wedding reception went viral on WhatsApp groups besides social and digital media. The couple got married on November 9 at 5th Mile in Dimapur.
“We have registered a suo-moto case into the incident,” Commissioner of Police (Dimapur), Rothihu Tetseo told IANS, adding that no arrest has been made.
Senior police officials said that the bride and groom should be arrested for displaying illegal arms which is prohibited under Arms Act 1959. (IANS)

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