LAMKA April 20: The body of a police constable identified as one Ginthianlal,57, s/o (L) Thangzadou of Zenhang Lamka, who was shot death last night while on duty at the post of SP Churachandpur office by unknown assailants at about 8:20 pm have been claimed by the family later today after mob mayhem.
Sources said that the deceased was hit by two bullets one hitting on his left eyebrows and the second at his right cheeks just below his eye.
Soon after the incident he was rushed to the district hospital however Doctors declared him brought death, sources said.
As the incident news prevailed mobs gathered in and around the hospital apparently misinformed and pre occupied with controversy.
Inspite of the police claiming that he shot himself to death the version failed to convince the people. The enraged mob started attacking police vehicle. Two police vehicles were destroyed in the attack.
The DIG Range – II C Doungel IPS rushed to Churachandpur in the forenoon hours and then held a meeting with the tribe leaders, MDCs in the presence of the some district level police officials at the SP office.
The Churachandpur DC, Jacintha Lazurus IAS also took part in the meeting and then cooperated with the DIG in.