A sit-in-protest was staged today at Masjid road against the vandalising of a toy shop early today morning. According to report a toy shop named W.Jeet Toy & Son located at Masjid road owned by one Wahengbam Jeet(46) of Wahengbam Leikai was vandalised by unknown miscreant using JCB vehicle. Owner of the plot is identified as one Liklabam Sharat of Nagamapal Singjubung Leirak and the shop runner occupied the plot on rent after depositing a sum of Rs. 12 lakhs.
The said shop was vandalized by the miscreants even using JCB and tried to burnt drown the materials which they drag out from the shop but unable to do so as they fled away after they show sign of some local people approaching towards them. The incident reportedly happen at around 2030 am today morning. Locals said some police personnel were present near the spot when the crime took place.
Jeet told our staff reporter that there was an incident of burning the same shop by unknowns last March 21, where he claimed to lost materials cost around Rs 14-16 lakhs. Again a few days after that incident, he received threat calls warning him to vandalize his shop using JCB so that he would not be able to run his business anymore.
A sum of Rs 70 thousand is reported missing from the locker kept inside the shop besides losing lakhs worths of materials.