Imphal, June 30: Tension erupted in Moijing Village in Thoubal District early today morning after one 45 years old person was beaten to dead by unknown miscreants at around midnight yesterday. The deceased is identified as Md. Abdul @ Rahman, son of Md Habijudin of Thoubal Moijing Wangma taba Chingya Leikai. Family members found the brutally assaulted body at the gate of his residence at around 1.45 am early today morning. He succumbed to his injury on the way to Noor Hospital, Lilong at around 2 am. Family members suspect the locals of Thoubal Mayum leikai to have been those culprits who had assaulted Rahman. Talking to reporters, a family member said that the deceased Rahman went out of home at around 10 pm yesterday to witness the catching of a rare animal called Lokdroabi at Moijing Awang Leikai. Talking over phone a family member of the deceased said that at around 10 pm yesterday some anti drug campaigners from Thoubal Mayum leikai area conducted drive against drug peddlers in the locality. As the deceased Rahman was also reported to have been passing at the area he was also alleged to have been a drug user and was assaulted in inhuman way. This was stated as according to the report of the family where the incident. Around 5/6 persons was reportedly involved to the assault of the person.
At around afternoon today, locals of Moijing Wangma Taba chingya leikai convened a public meeting and resolved not to accept the dead body until the culprits involved in the killing of the deceased. A JAC formed in the connection said that those person involved to the assault of Rahman has been known and a compliant has also been lodged to the Thoubal Police Station.