IMPHAL, Oct 15: Two houses located at Heirangoithong Ahongsangbam Leirak were gutted by fire at around 10 am today.
The houses belonged to Laithangbam Joychandra, s/o (late) Ibocha and his brother Laithangbam Saterjit.
Joychandra’s house was completely destroyed by the fire, however, Saterjit’s house was partially destroyed. Most of the belongings of both houses could be saved.
Four fire tenders were used to put out the fire.
According to family members, the fire might have started after Joychandra’s son Lai Kiran set fire his mattress following an altercation.
Singjamei Police has filed an FIR in connection with the case.