IMPHAL, July 5: One person was stabbed to death by his companion today at New Checkon Maring Lane, Imphal East.
The deceased person has been identified as one Nachomi Chiro, 41, s/o Puei of Chongdan Village of Kasom Khullen sub-division, Ukhrul district, now residing at Mantripukhri.
The incident happened today at around 3 pm when one of Nachomi’s companions stabbed him several times at a tea stall located at Maring Lane. He was immediately rushed to JNIMS, Porompat, but later succumbed to his injuries.
The owner of the tea stall, Ram Dayal stated that Nachomi and some seven of his companions had tea and snacks at his tea stall. After one of them paid the bill, he (owner) went outside for sometime. But when he returned to the stall, he saw Naochomi lying injured on the floor.
The police have recovered some documents of MGNREGS along with the knife used in the crime. However, the culprits have not been arrested so far.
According to a reliable source, the murder could have been related with MGNREGS. The SDO of Kasom Khullen sub-division is also reported resident at Maring Lane.
The body of the deceased person has been kept at JNIMS mortuary for post-mortem examination.