IMPHAL, September 27: There has been reports of violence between in laws and involvement of public following the death of a housewife namely, Nameirakpam ningol Sapam ongbi Bidyapati, 24, wife of Kumar of Thongju Pichu Lampak.
Reports mentioned that, on the night of September 25, at around 10.30 pm, she was talking on the mobile phone which was overheard by her husband.The husband confronted on who the callerwas and asked her to hand over the mobile phone.
Following his insistence, the wife took out the SIM card and battery and gave the phone. The mobile was smashed by the husband then and there followed an altercation. The sources mentioned. Later, she locked herself inside the toilet and was alleged to have consumed insecticide.
At about mid-night of the said date, she was brought to RIMS but later expired yesterday. Sapam Gunabati, mother of Kumar was accosted by family members of the deceased at the hospital alleging that Bidyapati was done to death by them.
The deceased was deposited at RIMS morgue yesterday.Later, in the evening, the irate family members of Bidyapati came to Thongju with a mob and tried to set fire to the house of Kumar but timely arrival of police thwarted further unwanted incidents.
Further, a similar mob also arrived at the Morgue today and accosted the family members of Kumar. The mob has been alleged of abducting Kumar’s mother from the spot.
Late reports confirmed that Gunabati was found kept locked inside a club house located at Bashikhong today evening. A protest rally was carried out by meira paibis at Basikhong area today condemning the death. Kumar is said to be in the custody of Singjamei Police along with the SIM card which he got from his wife.