IMPHAL, April 12: A sit in protest was held today at Hiyanglam Wabagai Tera Pishak market against the kidnapping of Wahengbam Sanjay, 30 of Hiyanglam Awang Leikai, son of W Manihar by the suspected army personnel on April 10 around 10 pm.
The suspected army personnel had come in a Gypsy without registration number and nabbed Sanjay from Hiyanglam area. Later, he was handed over to Lilong police station under the charge of having relation with a UG outfit.
Following the incident, a public meeting was held on April 11 and took two resolutions.
The resolutions are to deny the allegation against W Sanjay as not acceptable. Locals said he is only cultivator and should be released at the earliest without any condition.
The other is to form a JAC in this connection and launched a strong agitation unless he is not release by April 14.
The protest was jointly organised by the Hiyanglam Meira Paibis; Kanglei Chaokhat Thourang Lup, Hiyanglam Wabagai; Young Defence Club, Hiyanglam Wabagai and Absolute Beneficiation Club, Hiyanglam Wabagai.