ILP agitators overpower nine trying to disrupt rally


IMPHAL, August 10: Altogether nine individuals who tried to disrupt a torch rally taken out in demand of the Inner Line Permit System implementation in Thoubal district were apprehended by the agitators late last night.

Over hundred individuals in solidarity to the demand spearheaded by the JCILPS were taking out a rally after converging at Kairenbikhok Mayai Leikai around 8.30 Saturday night.

On reaching Mayai Leikai Laikol around 10.30 pm, 15 individuals came in a white Scorpio vehicle with flag post bearing registration no. MN-05A 4345. 

First the 15 youth came out and tried to disturbed the rally by asking the participants to return to their homes.

However, when the infuriated protestors confronted them, they retaliated resulting in a brief fight between the rally participants and the 15 youth.

Nine of them were overpowered by the participants while the others managed to flee from the scene.

Later, it was revealed that the vehicle belong to the pradhan of Samaram Pradhan identified as Khoinaijam Dijen Singh.

The nine individuals are identified as Khoinaijam Homeshowor, son of Kh Dijen Singh, Ningthoujam Bungo Singh, son of N Rajen Singh, Laishram Nanao Singh son of L Deben, Longjam Suranjit Singh son of L Shyamkesho, Ningthoujam Santosh Singh son of N Helen, Sagolsem Rajkumar Singh, Wahengbam Arun Singh, son of W Babuchou Singh, Chongtham Ranjan Singh and Ningthoujam Amujou Singh son of N Sanaton.

All of them are said to be in the age group of 22-24.

The meira paibis, locals clubs reportedly informed the concerned police about the incident however, the police failed to arrive at the scene.

Later around, 12.30 after midnight the JCILPS, Thoubal district came to take stock of the situation and later handed over the individuals to their respective families.


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