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One person shot dead; UNLF claims, says he was awarded capital punishment

IT News
Imphal, Dec 8,

A person identified as Soraisam Modhuchandra @ SM Meitei (age about 45) son of S. Dinamani of Thangmeiband Yumnam Leikai , Imphal West was shot dead by unknown  persons today morning near the foothill of Cheiraoching in Thangmeiband. Armed rebel group in a press communiqué claimed the killing saying that the person was awarded capital punishment by the group after he absconded and surrendered to the Chief Minister along with arms on June 19, 2017.
Clarifying the punishment awarded to the deceased, the UNLF statement said that there is nothing wrong when revolutionary discharged due to hardship and live a normal life. Many had left revolutionary organization and live a life of a common man unable to bear the hardship and UNLF has always accepted and considered them as common people. However, if a revolutionary surrendered and started acting against the party and continue committing crimes to malign the image of the revolutionary organization then the party will not tolerate. Modhuchandra was awarded the capital punishment for his anti party activities after surrendering to the government.
The deceased surrendered along with 2 arms of the UNLF and started commiting activities against the UNLF and revolutionary movement. Stating that he had many times committed activities against the revolutionary movement by arranging surrender drama but as his anti revolutionary activities intensified in the last few months, the UNLF statement said and added that as the UNLF is left with no choice he was awarded capital punishment.
The UNLF appealed the people and surrendered revolutionary not to continue activities against the revolutionary movement.  

Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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