Three injured in poll related violence


IMPHAL, December 24: Three persons were injured in poll related violence at Mayang Imphal this evening.

According to a reliable source, the three individuals were injured when a scuffle erupted between supporters of two opposing intending candidates of the Mayang Imphal a/c.

Both intending candidates were having their respective feast in the locality of Mayang Imphal Konchak Mamang Leikai.

However, after their respective feast, the supporters of the two different candidates started abusing each other.

One received bullet injuries while another two were hit by stones.

The person with bullet injures have been identified as Th Samjai, 50, of Mayang Imphal and the other two have been identified as N Ibochou and Brojen.

Meanwhile, concerned police have arrested three persons including one of the intending candidates suspected to have fired from a gun. He was arrested alongwith his licence gun .32 Revolver with four live ammunitions and two empty cases this evening the source maintained.


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