Imphal,Feb 7: Meira paibis and locals of Khurai Sarjor Leikai today staged a protest demonstration demanding strict action against Khurai Assembly Constituency MLA Leishangthem Sushildro @ Yaima for allegedly firing rounds of gunshots besides threatening to one Laishram Bishwajit of Khurai Sarjor Leikai who is his neighbour last evening at around 5:30 pm.
Condemning the unlawful act of MLA, the victim Laishram Bishwajit (45 yrs), son of Laishram Netrajit of Khurai Sarjor Leikai, Tinsid Road, Imphal East who is residing next to the MLA’s residence said that yesterday he and his workers had removed an air conditioner (AC) machine attached at the building of the MLA which had obstructed the construction of retaining wall of the victim after taking the permission of MLAs’ mother.
Later in the evening around 5:30 pm MLA Leishangthem Sushildro @ Yaima himself pointed his gun as if he was going to shoot him after he came firing rounds of bullets on the way till his house but Yaima fired two rounds of bullet on the ground and threaten him of his life. On hearing the sun sounds the construction workers even ran off to save their life, Bishwajit added.
Bishwajit also said that after Yaima took off threating him, some police personnel came to arrest him for the charge file by the MLA of removing the air conditioner (AC) machine of the MLA without any prior information though later he was release as the locals storm the police station for the false charge made against him by the MLA.
On the other hand, one of the local meira paibi said that MLA Leishangthem Sushildro @ Yaima was elected from Khurai Assembly constituency as the locals of the constituency had trusted him but looking at the yesterday incident, his action was unlawful and strongly condemn.
The meira paibis and locals of Khurai Sarjor Leikai, Tinsid Road, Imphal East and family members of Laishram Bishwajit appeals the concern to look into the matter and take up necessary action against the MLA at the earliest and in the near future any threats to Laishram Bishwajit, MLA Leishangthem Sushildro @ Yaima must hold responsibility.
William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since beginning. A avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue.
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