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Player hospitalized after being assaulted by escorts of MLA Brojen

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A player has been hospitalized at Thoubal District Hospital after he was allegedly assaulted by escorts of Wangjing Tentha AC MLA, Paonam Brojen Singh.
Sources said that the player who was brutally assaulted by escorts of MLA Brojen has been identified as Leimapokpam Romenjit Singh (28), s/o L. Meino of Tekcham Mayai Leikai under Wangjing Tentha Assembly Constituency. He is a player of Amateur Football Club (AFC), Athokpam.
The source further said that the incident took place at around 5.30 pm yesterday at Khomjom Bazar. Romenjit was on his way back to home after playing a match in the ongoing 1st 7-A Side Men Open Cash Prize Football Tournament organized by Social Upliftment and Sports Association (SUSA) at Langathel Kangjeibung under Thoubal District. Narrating the incident to media persons Romenjit said that five players of AFC including him were returning to home in a Chevrolet car. When they were about to take turn towards Langathel road from Khongjom a Gypsy of escort party of MLA Brojen came from the opposite direction. The escorts asked him to give their way. While Romenjit was trying to do so one of escorts came towards him and assaulted him badly.
In that Romenjit was bleeding excessively from his nose and was admitted at Thoubal District Hospital. The incident was strongly condemned by Th. Shyamo, President of AFC, Thoubal Athokpam.

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