IMPHAL, April 14: A 54-year-old man was shot dead by suspected NSCN-IM militants yesterday at Chandokpokpi under Chandel police station, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Mesang Angkha, 54, son of (L) M Meran, a resident of Meipouching.
Mesang was shot and killed by a an unspecified number of NSCN-IM cadres around 7:30pm last evening at Chandokpokpi about 13 km east of Chandel police station.
A bullet hit Mesang Angkha on his head which pierced through the left side of the brain. His body was handed to his relatives yesterday after post mortem at JNIMS, Porompat, the police further added.