A large number of mobs blocked the national highway with logs, burning tyres, and stones from
Kangpokpi town till Motbung towards Imphal side as trucks carrying essential commodities came
towards Imphal on Wednesday.
The irate mob also blocked the highway from Kangpokpi town to Taphou Kuki towards Dimapur side.
A mob at Kangpokpi town burnt down a car along the highway near downtown IT Road at around
The blockade of the highway with stones, logs, and burning tyres were witnessed at Hengbung, and
South Changoubung till Kangpokpi town, while at Kangpokpi town, mobs were seen engaged in
blocking the highway by piling up stones, logs and stone at various locations.
Similarly, from Kangpokpi town till motbung, blockade of the highway as been witnessed at
Keithelmanbi, Leikop, Saparmeina, and Motbung village along the Imphal-Dimapur road.
Volunteers were also seen transported by Shaktiman, DI Tata, Auto, in bulk at various locations.
Meanwhile, a reliable source informed that the trucks carrying essential commodities returned back
towards Dimapur side after the mob agitations from Hengbung village.
Despite the intense violence and agitation by the mobs, no untoward incidents were reported till the filing of this report.
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