IMPHAL, Oct 5: Some armed-miscreants carried out gun-attack at the residence of Pradhan of Uchekon Nongchup Gram Panchayat, W Birlal, located at Kongba Nandeibam Leikai under Irilbung police station yesterday at around 8:15 pm.
According to family sources, the incident happened when two armed-miscreants coming in a scooter fired one round of gunshot at the gate but there was no casualty. Birlal’s wife, W. Laxmi stated that there was no threat or intimidation from any organization to her husband before. The incident has created fear and tension in the family and so the concerned organization should hold negotiations instead of carrying out attacks to their family, she said.
In the mean time, the locals of Kongba Nanbeibam Leikai held a sit-in-protest demonstration today against gun-attack carried out at the residence of W. Birlal. In another incident, some unidentified gunmen & fired several rounds of gunshots at the residence of special contractor of Manipur Police Housing Corporation, Hijam Basanta, located at Uripok Polem Leikai. However, there was no report of casualty in the incident.