Laborer falls to death


IMPHAL, Sep 9: A labourer who was working at the 5th AR post at Maram fell down from the second floor of a newly constructed building at about 8:30 pm and died. Another person was also injured.

The deceased was identified as Yumnam Ibungo, 25 years, son of Y. Mangi of Leimakhong Chingmang and the injured person was identified as Koijam Tomba, 35 years, son of late Chandramani of Kanto Sanbal Leimakhong.

The deceased person was today taken from RIMS morgue after postmortem by the family. However, the injured person is still critical at the RIMS.

Speaking to mediapersons at RIMS morgue the chief labourer of the work site said that the victims used to drink till night.

He further added that about 8:30 pm both went to listen to music on the second floor and later they were found to have fallen down. They were immediately rushed to the 5th Assam Rifles for medical treatment but unfortunately Yumnam Ibungo succumbed to injuries.

The Mao police has registered a case for further investigation.


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