IMPHAL, October 27: Two persons including a personnel of the 10th Assam Rifles presently posted at Noney have been found dead this morning from separate places from the state.
According to police source one of the dead has been identified as TP Ashe, 45, s/o (l) Keingam of Tamenglong hq ward no 8 a personnel of the 10 AR.
Morning joggers along the Kanglapat had found the dead body floating in the moat, and later informed the police concern. The police later picked up the dead body from the moat and deposited the body at the RIMS morgue. On searching the person of the dead body, police found his Identity card and later informed the family of the dead personnel, the police informed media persons at the RIMS morgue.
The police further informed that bruise marks were also found on his body.
Meanwhile, a family member has informed media persons that the AR personnel who is presently on vacation had left home along with his wife to drop her at her parental home at Chandel. However, the family was informed this morning by the police that Ashe’s dead body was found from Kanglapat opposite M Sector, Imphal by some morning joggers this early morning, the family member added.
However, till the filing of this report, the family of the dead personnel were yet to take possession the dead body and is waiting for further examination at the RIMS morgue.
In a separate incident, an unidentified person with a bullet injury was found death from a village roadside at Sanjem Chirang, Maning leikai under Sekmai police station this morning around 7am.
According to a police source, the dead body was found by nearby villagers, who reported to the police.
His hands were tied together with a rope and a bullet injury was found on the back of his head. An empty case of AK-47 ammunition was also found near the dead body, the police informed.
The individual who is yet to be identified seems to be about 23-24 years of age and was found wearing a light blue jeans and a coffee coloured full shirt with a sports shoe, the police informed.
According to the villagers, there a gun-shot was heard late last night at around 10:20pm, however due to the darkness the villagers were afraid to go out and checked. Later this morning villagers who were passing through the area found the dead body and informed the police.
The dead body is presently lying at the RIMS morgue.