Piled up straw to reap paddy on the Northern side of IRE School in Wangjing under Thoubal Police station was set ablaze by unknown miscreants at wee hour today.
Owner of the paddy crop is Laishram Mani Singh (55) son of late Ibomcha of Wangjing Sk Leikai. As per report he piled up the straw to reap the paddy crop using machine.
The burning of the paddy straw was come across by morning walkers at around 3.30 am today., Ranjana, wife of Mani, speaking to media said that they have no enemy so far and she wander who are those behind the burning of the hard earned crops
Fire tender which rushed the site along with the villagers tried to extinguished the fire but most of the crops were burnt.
Police team which also rushed the site opined that the miscreants could have burnt the paddy straw around midnight. The police team also recovered some disposable glass with some plastic which used to carry local brew about some 50 meter from the site.
The police team had registered a case and had started investigating about the matter.