IMPHAL, Aug 21: One man was found dead in Kongba River at Kongpal Chanam Leikai in Imphal East district today morning.
The deceased person has been identified as Kshetrimayum Gobin, 25, s/o Kameshwar of Kongpal Chanam Leikai.
According to family sources, Gobin went out from home along with some of his friends yesterday evening. He did not return till late night. However, at around 2 am today one Kshetrimayum Aupa informed the family members that Gobin had jumped into the river after having altercation with some people.
The family members along with some other people from the locality searched for the body of Gobin and found the body at around 6 am today.
Both hands of Gobin were found tied and there were also many injury marks on his body.
Meanwhile, the police have arrested four persons for interrogation in connection with the murder of Gobin.
The irate mob also ransacked the house of one Kshetrimayum Rameshwar who is one of the accused in the case. However, the police controlled the mob timely.
The body of deceased Gobin was later handed over to the family members after conducting post-mortem examination at JNIMS.
In another incident, one youth was found dead near Lilong Ataokhong Dam today afternoon. The deceased is yet to be identified.
The dead body has been deposited at JNIMS mortuary for post-mortem examination. Some capsules of spasmo proxy and N-10 were also found near the body.