A man was found dead under mysterious circumstances at Changaoubung village which is located at a distance of 3 km from Kangpokpi Police Station in Kangpokpi district around 2.30 pm on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as one Akoijam Nonganba ,41, son of (L) Pilot Langam from Kwakeithel Awang Konjeng Leikai, Imphal West.
Nonganba runs a resort called ‘Cicada’ at Leimaram. According to sources, Nonganba went to his resort on a four wheeler (Maruti Zen) around 6.30 am on Saturday. He returned after sometime and went out again with one Sonia, whom he was reportedly having an affair with, on a different vehicle (Maruti Swift- MN01S/0866), as per sources. Sonia is said to be the owner of the vehicle.
Akoijam Nonganba was found dead by a team of Kangpokpi Police Station around 2.30 pm on Sunday. The police team had gone for an inspection after receiving reports that a body had been found at Changoubung village.
Sources said that Nonganba was in contact with a friend over a mobile phone till 8 pm on Saturday.
The Swift Car was found near the body. Nonbanba’s mobile phone and wallet were also found from his body. An injury mark was found on his head, as per sources.
In connection with the incident, Kangpokpi Police Station has registered a case. After carrying out an inspection of the suspected crime scene by a team of State Forensic Science Laboratory, the body has been transferred to RIMS Mortuary.
Meanwhile, Sonia is being interrogated by Kangpokpi Police.
It has been disclosed that they had travelled till Senapati, and they had an intense argument. Police are investigating if there was any foul play involved.