Mourning the death of Seigunlal Misao, the 17-year-old student who was murdered on Saturday night, the Sadar Hills Private Schools Association (SHIPS) has called for safety of the student communities.
SHIPS leaders on Thursday visited the residence and met the parents of the late Misao.
Expressing shock over the murder of the student, SHIPS president Rev Khupthang Sitlhou raised question over the safety of students if Misao could be shot dead along the national highway.
"Where is the law and who will be the next," he asked further.
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Stating that Misao was a student with a future, he said if Misao was a drug peddler, as alleged by the perpetrators, could they not have given him a different way of punishment instead of a brutally killing him.
Killing is no solution and if the perpetrators are concerned about the war on drugs or saving the lives of people from drugs, why should they kill a student, he asked.
Sitlhou said that they trust the government to bring justice. He said all private schools under Kangpokpi District were declared closed as a day of mourning for Seigunlal Misao.
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