Armed assailants fired rounds of gunshot at the residence of Congress candidate of Wangjing Tentha AC

Armed assailants fired rounds of gunshot at the residence of Congress candidate of Wangjing Tentha AC

Written By: / Sunday, 10 October 2021 17:06

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Imphal, Oct 10:

Armed assailants allegedly fired rounds of gunshots to the residence of Usham Manglem at Kairembikhok Awang Leikai yesterday evening. Manglem is the State Co-ordinator of the Manipur Pradesh Youth Congress Committee and is an intending candidate of the party at the upcoming state assembly election from Wangjing Tentha Assembly constituency.
Manglem alleged the armed assailants to have been from Wangjing, the village of BJP MLA Paonam Brojen Singh. Speaking to media persons Manglem said that around 500 people who came from Wangjing , the village of BJP MLA Paonam Brojen, in various vehicles at around 7.30 pm yesterday started firing at his residence. Around 10 persons who were discussing for the upcoming election were reportedly injured in the attack.
A Police team of Thoubal rushed to the site and put the situation under control.

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Rabi Takhellambam, a resident of Kairembikhok Mayai Leikai, ThoubaI District has been in the field of Journalism for more than 10 years. Rabi, is well known for his reporting from Thoubal side and Indo-Myanmar border. Rabi is also a member of All Manipur Working Journalist Union, the parent body of Journalist Union in Manipur. He can be contacted by email at [email protected]

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