IMPHAL, July 31: A man who went missing for the past nine days was found murdered near a rivulet at Rashidpur in Jiribam sub-division at around 10:30 am today.
The slain man has been identified as Ayekpam Mangal,29, s/o Mochachandra of Jiri Ningthem Khunou. He was found dead with several stab wounds and slit marks on his throat.
Condemning the murder of Mangal, the residents of Ningthem Khunou carried out a protest rally today evening. The furious mob had also demolished the houses of some accused persons.
Meanwhile, the police have arrested some persons suspected to be involved in the murder.