Ex-MLA condemn assault on scribe by police

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IMPHAL, August 23: Thangmeiband Assembly Constituency Ex MLA Khumukcham Joykishan donated financial help to Huiyen Lanpao staff Leimapokpam Willer, 28, son of L. Bijoy today in a simple function at the residence of Willer at Wangkhei Ningthem Pukhri Mapal Makha Leirak.

Willer had received grievous injuries in an unprovoked assault by a Manipur police commando on August 17 at 9 pm.

Speaking to media persons, MLA Kh Joykishan said the incident was unfortunate and the action of the commando was unfortunate for it happened even though Willer showed his press identity card.

He further said that people of other country are happy to meet policemen and seek their help in any wayward incident, but in Manipur even pressman are beaten up seriously for no reason by the police.

The action of police commando in beating up Willer was a disgrace and a black mark on the entire police department and all should condemn it he said.

Willer is currently undergoing treatment at Raj Medicity.

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