KANGPOKPI, May 7: One VDF personnel attached to Kangpokpi Police Station died on the spot while his friend who is also a VDF personnel attached to the same Police Station sustained minor head injury when an Activa bearing registration number MN-01M/8050 in which they were riding, collided with a truck bearing regd.no.AS01-DC/6748 between Saparmeina and Koubru Laikha under Gamnom Sapormeina Police Station today at around 4:30 pm.
The deceased VDF personnel has been identified as Dev Raj Timsina Chhetry (24) S/o Til Bahadur Timsina Chhetry of Songpekjang village under Kangpokpi Police Station while the injured personnel has been identified as Man Prasad Ghimiri (25) S/o Lal Bahadur Ghimiri of Irang Part-1(9miles) under the same Police Station, according to a police source.
The source further added that, the injured personnel has been kept under observation at CHC Kangpokpi.
The duo after repairing the Activa in one unknown workshop at Imphal returned to Kangpokpi. When they reached between Sapormeina and Koubru Leikha now Phouoibi, they collided with a truck fully loaded with cement heading towards Imphal from Dimapur side resulting to the death of Dev Raj and Man Prasad injury.
The police have not ascertained the identity of the owner of the truck till the time of filing this report.