IMPHAL, December 7: Suspecting foul play over the death of their daughter at her husband’s home yesterday, the family members of the dead women led a mob to the residence of the husband and destroyed some furniture this morning at Mayang Imphal Bengoon Mayai leikai.
The dead woman has been identified as 21 years old Kusum ongbi Kaboklei w/o Md Abdul Salam of Mayang Imphal Bengoon Mayai Leikai. Kaboklei is stated to be six months pregnant with her fourth child and her husband who is a Tata magic driver failed to return home yesterday, a source said.
According to her husband’s family, Kaboklei had consumed poison last night at around 9:30pm on which the family rushed her to the RIMS, however she succumbed at 1:30am today. The family later informed Kaboklei’s family of Mayang Imphal Bengoon Maning leikai this morning.
Meanwhile, Kaboklei’s family has pointed their suspicion of foul play in her death. They have also informed that Kaboklei’s father in law identified as Sheiriyajuddin and her brother in law Abdul Rahman could have been involved in the death of their daughter.
The family further informed the concerned police about their suspicion and the police have picked up the two individuals this evening for interrogation.
Meanwhile, locals of Mayang Imphal Bengoon Maning leikai has formed a JAC against the death of K Kaboklei and has further resolved that the family of the accused should be ousted from the village for at least ten years. The ownership of the families land should be transferred to the three children of Kaboklei.