IMPHAL June 14 : Unidentified persons shot dead a person at Thongkhong Laxmi Bazar under Wangoi Police Station at around 8.45 pm today.
The victim is identified as one Huidrom Jotin, 45, s/o H Modhu of Yumnam Huidrom Mayai Leikai , he is a pharmacist at the state medical department and runs a private pharmacy at Thongkhong Laxmi Bazar.
Sources said that Jotin after closing his shop today returned back home with some persons when they were accosted by some gun wielding persons. The unidentified persons then took away Jotin at gunpoint and later a shot was heard. The residents of the area found Jotin shot in the head and was rushed to Imphal for medical treatment but was declared brought dead by RIMS doctors. The motive behind the murder is not known as of yet.