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Samurou Killing: Post-mortem of victims' bodies conducted at RIMS

The post-mortem was held at RIMS in the presence of a magistrate while a video recording was also conducted.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 11 Jan 2022, 6:24 pm

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Post mortem was conducted on the bodies of deceased BJP worker and a Havildar who were killed in a gun attack by an unidentified person at Samurou Awang Leikai under Wangoi Police Station, Imphal West late Sunday, on Tuesday. 

The post-mortem was held at RIMS Hospital in the presence of a magistrate while a video recording was also conducted. As per sources, a projectile from the 9mm bullet was found lodged in the arm of Abujam Sashikanta.

Although the post-mortem examination has been completed, the bodies of the deceased persons are still kept at the mortuary, while the 48-hour deadline set by the JAC is yet to end. 

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Two men, including an active worker of state Agriculture Minister O Lukhoi, were shot at by unidentified persons near Machu Cinema Hall at Samurou under Wangoi Police Station, along Mayai Lambi Road in Imphal West around 10 pm Sunday. 

The two were rushed to separate hospitals. While one identified as Abujam John succumbed to his injuries around 10.30 pm on Sunday at Advance Hospital, Sashkianta died around 5 am on Monday after undergoing an operation at Raj Medicity, police said.

IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

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