IMPHAL, September 1: Jila Parishad members and Pradhans of Manipur held a sit-in protest against the gun attack on pradhan of Sawombung Gram Panchayat Sandham Ibomcha Singh in the Panchayat Bhavan at the Imphal East DC complex, Porompat.
Talking to the media on the sidelines of the protest, Pukhao Gram Panchayat pradhan Nameirakpam (O) Bimota Devi Pukhao lamented the brutal attack on the Sawombung GP pradhan.
S Ibomcha Singh who was shot by unidentified persons on August 30 is currently undergoing treatment at Raj Medicity.
Jila parisad members and pradhans are the agents of the State government working for the welfare of the public at the community level, said Bimota Devi while also praying for the speedy recovery of S Ibomcha on behalf of all the people participating in the agitation.
She further said that the responsible persons or group for the gun attack on S Ibomcha Singh has already been informed through the print and electronic media to come forward and claim responsibility. The State government has not given any response also, she lamented while appealing people to refrain from repeating such kinds of incidents in the future.