Man allegedly roughed up by MLA escort


IMPHAL, March 9: A man has been allegedly beaten up by security personnel belonging to MLA cum deputy chairman Planning board, MLA Bijoy Koijam in the evening today at Khongman Mangjin Nandeibam Leikai.
The victim is identified as one Laishram Henry, 28, s/o (L) Budha of Singjamei Sapam Leikai.
A press meet was held in this connection at Manipur press club. While narrating the incident the victim disclosed that he along with his wife and some of his friend were on their way to Irilbung to attend a Heijing pot (a marriage engagement) on a Maruti van.
On reaching Khongman area heavy traffic congestion was noticed. In the meantime, an escort vehicle behind them asked them to give way but they responded saying that there is no space to give way due to the heavy traffic congestion, the security escort approached him and knock  him with the butt of their service rifle, claimed the victim. Moreover he disclosed that the escort even manhandled his wife and the wind shield of the vehicles was also damaged.
The victim also underwent treatment at the RIMS and later a press conference was called in this regards.
He has appealed the concerned authority to give necessary punishment to the security personnel involved in the incident according to the law of the Land.


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