Woman dies allegedly during UG interrogation


IMPHAL, September 21: A woman charged of being an informer for the security forces died allegedly during an interrogation by cadres of a hills-based UG group yesterday evening at Tamlok in Nungba sub-division, Tamenglong district.

Reliable sources identified the woman as Sherphyliu Gangmei, 42, wife of (L) Kajaipa Gangmei of Longmai Part II, Noney.

It is also learnt that the woman was charged of being an informer for the security forces and summoned by the group, following which, she had gone to meet the cadres accompanied by some leaders of Longmai village, the source informed.

The village leaders had appealed to the UG cadres to pardon her this time even though she may have committed some mistakes.

At this, the cadres asked the leaders to return home as the woman was still to be interrogated, sources informed.

Later, the villagers were informed that she had succumbed during interrogation. The village leaders of Longmai Part II went to the place today and picked up the body and conducted her last rites at her village, sources said.


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