Shop owners stage protest


IMPHAL, June 10: Decrying government inaction in the case of continued looting at the shops located in the heart of Imphal city and demanding to adequate security today, shopkeepers and owners in the Paona Bazaar area staged a protest by pulling down shutters today. 

The protest of the Paona bazaar shopkeepers and owners was staged following another incident of theft at the high security bazar area.

‘Mobile planet’ belonging to one Y Surjit of Uripok dealing in mobile phone handset was found looted this morning and following the incident all shops shut down shutters to mark a protest.

Speaking to media person he said that he found his shop looted by unknown persons this early morning at around 6:30 after he was informed by his  friends which is located under the city police station in heart of the Imphal city.

He further said that the looters had carried away various company phone including high rate and low which Nokia, Samsung, LG Max and others, cost round about 9.65 lakhs. And further said that it is very unfortunate to say that how such thing is happen inside the present of tight security management in heart of Imphal city. And appealed the concerned authority to tighten up security measurement in the heart of Imphal city in the interest of business persons.

In the meantime it may be mentioned that yesterday two electronic enterprises ‘Sunrise and Chongtham Brothers’ located in Paona bazaar under the city police was also found looted.


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