IMPHAL, March 27: The Superintendent of Police of the Imphal West District Police Station on Thursday has said that on March 21, 2014 at 12.30 pm in front of Gambhir Singh Shopping Complex, BT Road, Imphal, a woman identified as Poonamrani Wangkhem came in a Honda CRV-SUV vehicle, black in colour bearing registration No MN-01W/4646 with tinted glasses.
“On investigation, it is established that the vehicle registration No. MN-01 W /4646 was allotted to an Indica Car (Red in colour), registered in the name of Col. Shireesh Bhatia, son of Lal Bhatia, 1401C1, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, with temporary address provided as Porompat Thawanthaba Leikai, PS Imphal East District,” informed the official statement of the SP.
The statement continued that investigation is on to identify the origin and how the registration number plate of an Indigo Car vehicle was attached/used to HONDA CRV-SUV vehicle, black in colour by Poonamrani Wangkhem.
The said vehicle was asked to stop by the Traffic Police team led by Victoria Yengkhom, Deputy Commandant of 7 MR, i/c of Traffic Control Police, Imphal West District for checking, frisking and to execute the order of Supreme Court to remove the black films of the vehicle, it said.
However, instead of cooperating, the woman obstructed the lawful discharge of duty by the police personnel using abusive languages and refused to produce relevant vehicle documents of the vehicle Honda CRV-SUV registration No MN 01W/4646, it said.
On that day, the police officers and men on duty were discharging their duty politely and lawfully, video footages taken and shown by media on the incident refuted any allegations of police wrongdoings, it said.
Further according to the statement, a case under FIR No 38(3)2014 City PS has been registered for investigation in the incident.