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Public meeting decried URF excess; urges govt. to recover weapons allotted to them

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Imphal, April 9: Tension still runs high among the villagers of Napet, Nongada, Lamlai and its surrounding villages following yesterday’s incident. People from Nongada, Kameng Khunjao, Lamlai, Chalou, Napet, Nongren Chana and Telou today morning gathered at the incident site at Napet Palli Ground and convened an urgent public meeting. MLA of Lamlai Assembly constituency Ksh Biren also attended the meeting. The meeting resolved to urge the government for immediate shifting of the URF designated camp at some place where they will not give trouble to any villages. The meeting also form a JAC to fight any criminal activities by any group. It also urged to recover all the weapons allotted to SoO cadres. If failed to do so the JAC said the government should provide license gun to all the individual villagers.
The meeting further resolved to demand the government for treatment of the 3 villagers who were assaulted by the cadres and also demanded immediate punishment of the cadres involved in the beating of the innocent villagers.
Those injured villagers are Soibam Amarjit (30) S/O (L) Bihari of Napet Mamang Leikai, Atom Bishorjit (30) S/O A Chaothoi of Mamang Leikai and Ngangbam Leishemba (30), S/O Ng. Modhu of Napet Mamang Leikai.
Later, the local MLA Ksh Biren assured to take up the matter with the Chief Minister.

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