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Accused in Pallel woman killing sent to jail

The accused allegedly shot a 36-year-old woman woman in Pallel Mamang Leikai on December 23.

ByThoubal Correspondent

Updated 30 Dec 2022, 1:36 am

Representational Image (Photo: Unsplash)
Representational Image (Photo: Unsplash)


The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Thoubal on Thursday remanded K Birjit, who allegedly shot a woman in Pallel Mamang Leikai, in judicial custody for 15 days.

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Kakching District police arrested Birjit on December 24, the following day of the incident from Imphal area along with a .32 pistol with five live rounds.

Irate locals of Pallel stormed the court complex and demanded befitting punishment for the accused and chanted various slogans.

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It may be recalled that accused Birjit reportedly shot dead a 36-year-old woman Jemmi on the night of December 23 in front of a shop. In retaliation, locals of Pallel set ablaze at the old Pallel Police station and vandalised the shop where the incident took place.  

Subsequently, Kakching Police station registered a case against the accused under IPC section 302 and Arms Act of section 27 and has been investigating the incident.

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Thoubal Correspondent

Thoubal Correspondent

THOUBAL district, Manipur

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