The deceased identified as Khrishna Bahadur (55), son of late Chobilal and a resident of Lotha colony, Dimapur died on the spot after he was hacked to death from behind with a machete by the accused, Anil Sharma(40), son of late Enadev Sharma and resident of Lotha colony at around 9.30 a.m. outside the office.
The accused is also a carpenter helper at PWD housing division-1 surrendered himself at West police station around 10.05 a.m. At a funeral service, staff and officers said Anil Sharma appeared mentally disturbed since the past few days.
In a statement, Dimapur police PRO informed that the accused surrendered at West Police station. A case has been registered and circumstances leading to such action are being enquired into, PRO stated.
DGU condemns: Dimapur Gorkha Union (DGU) has vehemently condemned the cold blooded murder of Krishna Bahadur Sharma by Anil Kumar Sharma.
In a press release, DGU Disciplinary Action Committee chairman Dipak Lama said the tragic incident occurred when the deceased was opening the collapsible gate of the SDO-I Housing PWD office, and the Anil Kumar attacked with a machete (Dao) in the neck and the deceased died on the spot.
DGU said the deceased survived by his wife Dil Kumari Sharma, one son and two daughters all in their teens.
DGU has appealed to the authorities to award the severest punishment on the accused as per the law of the land and not to grant bail under any circumstances.
It pointed out that the deceased was the sole bread earner of the family and was looking after his school and college going children. The tragic death has left the family members in great hardship, it added.
DGU conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family members and pray to Lord Almighty to grant strength.
Lama further appealed to the Gorkhas to maintain peace and tranquility and not to communalize the incident. DGU also appealed to the state government to grant ex-gratia to the bereaved family and also appoint one of the children on compassionate ground, if the deceased was murdered on duty
The union also thanked Lotha Hoho general secretary R. Ezung, chairman Lotha colony and GB for the support and solidarity to the bereaved family.
GSUD condemns murder
Gorkha Students Union Dimapur (GSUD) has vehemently condemned the cold blooded murder of Krishna Bahadur Sharma, a grade IV employee under SDO I, Housing Division, PWD department by Anil Kumar Sharma. In a press note GSUD president, Sunil Limbu has appealed to the administration, police and judiciary to book the culprit and award the severest punishment as per the law of the land and not to grant bail under any circumstances. GSUD said with the demise of Krishna, the sole bread earner of the family who looks after his school and college going children, has left the family members in great hardship. GSUD has conveyed deepest condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed to Lord Almighty to grant them strength. The union has also appealed to the state Government to grant ex-gratia to the bereaved family and also appoint one of the children on compassionate ground.
Source - nagalandpost