Refuting to news report appeared under the heading “12 BIHAR personnel had beaten up K Jadumani resident of Wangkhei Yonglan Leikai and abducted his son K Brendon on 08 Nov 2015”, at two newspaper published in Imphal, a statement of PRO IGAR(S) today said that the report was baseless.
The clarification note stated that Nov. 8 at around 4:45pm, there was an altercation between K Jadumani and Subhash Chandra near Langthabal Metei Lamkhai. M Suresh Sanathoi was also present at the location along with Subhash Chandra. In due course when there was a scuffle between K Jadumani and Subhash Chandra, K Brendon S/o K Jadumani pointed a Pistol towards Th Subhash Chandra and M Suresh alias Sanathoi. M Suresh alias Sanathoi however overpowered K Brendon and Th Subhash Chandra informed this incident to 12 BIHAR.
It said that, 12 BIHAR had no involvement in the case other than handing over of K Brendon to Police Station. Publishing unconfirmed reports of such nature is a deliberate attempt to malign the image of Security Forces involved in yeomen service for the people of Manipur by providing a secure environment and assistance in troubled times including natural calamities and accidents.