BISHNUPUR, August 12: A sit in protest was held against the murder of Oinam (n) Maisnam (o) Sandhyarani, 26, allegedly murdered by her husband, Suraj alias Abung today at Naranseina Market Shed.
Tiddim road was also blocked as part of the protest.
The JAC formed against the murder of Sandhyarani organised the protest at 9 am and around 1.40 pm, the protestors blocked the Tiddim road for about an hour by placing burning tyres and tree trunks at different location of the road.
However, timely arrival of the Additional SP of Bishnupur, Th. Vikramjit, OC, CDO, Sadananda, Moirang Police Station OC, S. Surjaboro and other police officers had controlled the mod.
A public meeting was held till 4 pm attended by the villagers in which United Women Development Organisation, Bishnupur District, Secretary, Tombisana, Ningthoukhong Gopinath Leikai Meira Paibi Lup, Assistant Secretary, RK (o) Leima and spoke on the matter.
Meanwhile, Moirang OC, S. Surjaboro told the media that the dead body of Sandhyarani will be disposed off according to the law, if it is not claimed by August 14 till 4 pm.
It may be mentioned that, the husband of Sandhyarani, Suraj is a Rifleman in the TA attached to Leimakhong AR. The JAC has demanded the murderer to be punished according to the law.