IMPHAL, January 5: The proscribed KCP (MC), in a statement, has claimed responsibility of the shooting of Khwairakpam ongbi Jamuna of Ngairangbam on her thigh on January 4, 2012.
The KCP(MC) statement issued by its publicity officer Loyalakpa said the task was performed by a section of the KCP(MC) under the command of revenue officer Nongdrenkhomba.
While clarifying that the outfit had never served any monetary demands to Pradhan of Yurembam Gram Panchayat namely Laishram Ongbi Chaobihal Devi, the KCP(MC) statement said the outfit wished to clarify regarding misunderstanding created amongst the public in the aftermath of the punishment given to Jamuna.
It said the outfit knew about huge amounts of money being misused by Pradhan of Yurembam Gram Panchayat L Chaobihal and the outfit had served repeated warnings to stop misuse of public money and asked to approached outfit. Instead of approaching the outfit, the Pradhan in question acted as reactionary and continued siphoning of huge amount of money under MGNREGS.
The outfit also alleged that some cadres of the outfit who had gone to hold talks with Pradhan Chaobihal sometime back were made to run amok and had nearly fallen in the hands of police commandos when one Khwairakpam Niti of Sagoltongba, who was at the residence of Chaobihal on the day informed police. Luckily, the cadres managed to flee from the area, the statement said.