IMPHAL, Sept 26: The Heingang Kendra election committee today condemned the gun firing carried out by armed miscreants during a poll related meeting at Kairang last night injuring two persons.
A press conference was held in this connection today at Laipham Khunou Maning Leikai wherein Abujam Thoiba, advisor of the election committee, strongly condemned the firing at a public gathering and demanded the individuals or group concerned to clarify on the motive behind the attack.
Naoroibam Ratan alias Kapur, an aspiring candidate of Heingang assembly constituency, said the attack has political implication and could have been actioned by some of his rivals. He asserted that this was not the first time that his workers have been attacked. There have been many similar attacks wherein some of his workers lost their lives.
It may be recalled that armed miscreants indiscriminately opened fire several rounds at a political meeting held in favour of Naoroibam Ratan alias Kapur injuring two persons who were attending the meet.