Three young boys thrashed on charges of stealing moped, two succumbs

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IMPHAL, April 9: Three young boys were assaulted allegedly for lifting a vehicle at Sagaisabi, Yangbi under Mayang Imphal Police Station on April 7. Two of the boys succumbed on the night of the same day, while the other one had to undergo medical treatment.

According to police source, the three came together in a two-wheeler till the incident site, from where they tried to drive off a white Activa moped parked near the roadside.

The owner of the moped who was nearby saw their action and shouted alarming the people, said the source.

The locals caught them and beat them up, according to the source.

The three injured were taken to the Mayang Imphal Primary Health Centre; however, after their conditions deteriorated, they were referred to the Wangoi Community Health Centre, from where they were again referred to the RIMS the same day in the evening.

Two of the three young boys succumbed one after the other on the night of the same day.

All three boys are said to be from different localities in Lilong.

The Mayang Imphal PS has registered a case in this regard following a complaint filed by one Kangembam Ibungo Singh, 43, son of (L) Kh Achoubi Singh from Mayang Imphal Thongkhong.

The one who survived was produced before a Juvenile Magistrate and has been sent to eight days remand.

Meanwhile, a JAC was formed in connection with the assault of the three young under-aged boys which resulted in the death of two. The convenor of the JAC is identified as convenor Md Firozuddin.

The JAC has convened a public meeting tomorrow at the Lilong Turel Ahanbi Kaleikhong at 2:30pm in connection with the incident.

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