By A Staff Reporter
IMPHAL | May 25
Police have arrested altogether 16 Manipur Rifles personnel who were allegedly involved in assaulting a Sub Inspector (SI) of Manipur police, after a gap of two years.
The 16 personnel were produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate Imphal West, L Langkhanpao, who remanded them to police custody for one day.
After the court proceeding was over, the accused were taken out of the court in line.
However, without any warning, an infuriated Vandana, who was present at the court premises, punched the face of one of the accused.
The victim, SI Arambam Amitabh Singh was assaulted by the MR personnel, who were escorting former Speaker of the Manipur Legislative Assembly, Th Lokeshwar Singh on May 10 around 10.30 pm near Kangla western gate.
Amitabh was returning home after attending a birthday party along with his wife and two children when the incident took place.
Following the incident the victim’s wife, Vandana Mutum, lodged a comp