Imphal, May 23: Public curfew imposed by the JAC formed against the firing incident at Nungei area under Lilong Police station on April 11 evening by three unknown persons to a group of women meira Paibi at Nungei area has crippled normal life once more in the state today.
The 24 hours public curfew began from midnight yesterday demanding arrest and punishment of the three person who had fired to a group of Meira Paibi while they were sitting at the local makship shed on that evening. 14 women sustained injury in the firing incident among which condition of 3 were reported to be serious.
The JAc had earlier submitted series of memorandum to the state government authority to arrest those involved in the firing. Protest had also been staged many a times besides submitting ultimatum for agitation time and again.
Mentioned may be made that just a day ago 38 hours statewide cease work strike called by the JCILPS had freezes all wake of life in the state. Even a person died in accident while trying to escape from the bandh supporters at Uripok area.
During the 24 hours public curfew called by the JAC formed against the firing incident almost all business establishment including the Khwairamband keithel, Paona Keithel dowb their shutters.
Entertainment houses, schools and colleges down their shutters.
Streets in Imphal bore deserted look as passenger vehicles, private vehicles stay off the road.
At Thoubal district too market hubs at Thoubal Keithel, Wangjing and Yairipok remained closed during the curfew.
Early morning at around 8.30 am a team of city police picked up 3 supporters of the JAC from Wahengbam Leikai area. Another team of city police had earlier picked up 3 other supporters of the JAC for enforcing the curfew from Samumakhong area.
At Nambol area too 5 Meira Paibi were picked up by Nambol police for enforcing the curfew.
Around 6 bandh surporters were reported injured after police assaulted them for enforcing the curfew. Another 14 years old minor boy also sustain injury at Singjamei area.
Report said that soon after the detention of the JAC large number of people came out and Langthabal and Khurai Lamlong area