An Assam Rifles personnel, who sustained bullet injury at Pukhao Santipur, Imphal East district, succumbed to his injury at Command Hospital, Kolkata on Wednesday.
Rifleman Alok Rao of 18 Assam Rifles received a bullet injury on May 10 during a gunfight between combined state commando along with Assam Rifle personnel and unknown armed miscreants in connection with the ongoing attacks by Kuki militants.
He was evacuated to IGAR South for treatment and was later shifted to Command Hospital, Kolkata for further treatment.
RAF SI dies in Imphal
Imphal: One sub-inspector of the 103 Battalion C-Coy Rapid Action Force (RAF), who was deployed in Manipur, along with many other Central forces, in view of the prevailing situation, died of heart attack on Tuesday morning, sources said.
The deceased was identified as 59-year-old Attar Singh, son of Maruram Yadav from Sundra Mahendra Garh, Haryana. He was posted at the camp in TG Higher Secondary School, Imphal.
Imphal Police station registered a case regarding the incident. The body was transported back to his hometown after conducting post mortem at RIMS mortuary, police said.
AR meets with NPO
Meanwhile, the Maram Battalion of Assam Rifles Jwalamukhi Sector under the aegis of Assam Rifles (East) inspector general conducted a meeting with the Naga People’s Organisation (NPO) at Maram in Senapati district.
The Assam Rifles said in a statement that it conducted the meeting to discuss various issues and challenges faced in Senapati district and to maintain peace and harmony in the state.
The representatives of NPO agreed to provide their support to the AR in all people centric initiatives, it mentioned.
During the meeting, NPO and AR also agreed to work in close coordination to maintain peace and security in the region, it continued.
The meeting was attended by representatives of NPO including its president and general secretary, it added.