Mob set ablaze house of accused who chopped off cousin’s arm


    IMPHAL, Feb 6: An irate mob set ablaze the house of an accused who allegedly cut off the arm of his cousin yesterday following an altercation at Mayang Imphal Thana.
    At the same time, the locality formed a Joint Action Committee against the life attempt on Wangjit (victim). The JAC also adopted certain resolutions in connection with the incident in a meeting held today at the area.
    The JAC in their resolution resolved to serve a quit notice to the family members of the accused and also to take similar action against any individual of the Mayang Imphal Assembly constituency, giving shelter to the accused and his family.
    The meet further resolved to transferred all the property and wealth of the accused in the name of the victim and to further mount pressure on the concerned authority to book and punish the culprit.
    The JAC further appealed to the public and police to inform the JAC of any information regarding the whereabouts of the accused.
    It may be recalled that the accused identified as Khaidem Basanta, 36, s/o Iboyaima of Mayang Imphal Thana following an altercation with his younger cousin brother chopped off his left hand using a knife. The victim identified as Khaidem Wangjit, 21s/o Amu also suffered injuries on his right hand and other parts of his body.


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