"CRPF Jawan arrested for investigation in connection to the death case of Poonam Chetry in Bhalukpong of West Kameng District.
By Jon Pebi Tato
Bhalukpong: Lately, another bizarre incident came to the limelight wherein a girl namely Late Poonam Chetry was found dead by a local. Having known about the tragic incident the denizens in Bhalukpong thronged to gather for an insight into the unprecedented incident. The local NGO, SHG's and Gorkha Communities had conducted a short candle-light march for the peaceful departure of the soul.
On the 29th of October Jagrit Women's Self Help Group and Gorkha Vigilance Society held a Candlelight March and later on joined by the Nilvo Charity Foundation team against the Rape and Murder of Poonam Chetry.
The Space had a telephonic conversation with the CEO and Founder of NCF Shri Somi Parisow wherein the information pertaining to the bizarre incident was shared.
"It is not the first time that Bhalukpong has witnessed such tragic incident, since past three years similar cases have occurred, it feels like Bhalukpong has become a center of crime" stated Parisow.
"A few years back a girl was raped but the incident had not much affected the public, then a teenage boy was found murdered, apart from a small candlelight event nothing happened, and today a girl has been raped and murdered, we the people of Bhalukpong are totally saddened and dismayed by the repeated crime in such a peaceful region" added Parisow.
Further Laxman Chetry who is the General Secretary, Gorkha Youth informed the Space that Police have arrested one CRPF Jawan in connection to the rape and murder of late Poonam Chetry.
(Picture of Late Poonam Chetry)
Chetry stated, "On 17th of October the girl was already dead, because the incident came to the surface on the next morning, when a boy who was playing football happened to see it , thinking the girl might be sleeping, but later on the when the people happened to notice it, then it was confirmed that it was a dead body of a girl"
However CEO, NCF Parisow confirmed that the team of Police under D.Bagra, OC Bhalukpong, and Bharat Reddy (SP) Bomdila west kameng, the CRPF Jawan was arrested for interrogation on the aforesaid event.
Chetry added that "Police found the CRPF Jawan based on the last call records that the deceased had contacted"
He further informed the Space that almost 10people have been taken to custody for interrogation.
"We are very glad that the police have done a good job but we are yet to know who the exact culprit is" __stated Chetry.
All the communities in Bhalukpong have collectively shown solidarity among each other for one genuine cause. "Irrespective of whoever he/she belongs to, in terms of humanitarian approach it is our right to stand for the collective issue" expressed Parisow.
More Updates are awaited.
Jon Pebi Tato, Managing Editor, The SPACE