Late-night VIP shootout at Maring Lane near IFP office

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IMPHAL May 28: Involvement of a political aspirant and a minister in an an altercation between a landlord and tenant which took place this evening at Maring Lane, New Chekon resulted in the firing of several rounds around the said vicinity which disturbed the residents.

Sources said that a tenant, one Khambei of Maring Lane was assaulted by her tenants namely Lucy Keishing and her husband, the tenant Khambei is said to be hospitalized at JNIMS at present.

Following the incident, both parties complained to their favored political representatives namely O Henry and Y Irabot.

As both persons arrived at the scene, the escort personnel had a scuffle and after a heated stance fired several rounds. The firing incident happened at around 11.30 pm.

As IFP office is located in the vicinity, several rounds of automatic fire could be heard, in approaching both escort personnel by this reporter, allegations were hurled at the opposite directions and it is yet to be ascertained, whose escort fired the rounds.

Police sources said that two persons have been arrested by Imphal East police in regard to the incident.

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