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Heirok Killing: Six accused surrender to Thoubal District Police

The six accused are allegedly involved in the killing of a college student (late N Rohit alias Kanao) at Heirok, Thoubal district, Manipur.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 25 Dec 2021, 5:53 pm

Heirok, Thoubal, Manipur (Photo: IFP)

Heirok, Thoubal, Manipur (Photo: IFP)

 

Six accused persons, including brother of MLA Th Radheshyam, who are allegedly involved in the killing of a college student (late N Rohit alias Kanao) at Heirok, Thoubal district, Manipur, surrendered themselves to the Thoubal district police.

The six accused are identified as Thokchom Putro Singh, Ningthoujam Panan Singh, Thokchom Sanathoi Singh, Thokchom Henrik, Laishram Biken and Khundongbam Nicky from Heirok, Thoubal districts.    

It is reported that the six accused along with some associates came to the residence of the deceased on the intervening night of December 21 and 22 by crossing over the fence and shot dead Rohit and wounded his father.

As per report, a clash took place between supporters of the BJP and the Congress at Heirok Bazar from 9 pm till 11 pm of December 21, where N Roshan, the elder brother of the deceased took part as a youth Congress leader.

Following the incident, the district magistrate of Thoubal had announced an indefinite curfew in the whole area of Heirok village from 5 pm of Thursday.

Following the announcement of curfew, strict security measures were taken up in the Heirok area by deploying personnel of police commandos, IRB and BSF.

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IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

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