Items filtered by date: Thursday, 14 May 2020
Imphal, 14th May 2020 (Evening News) : Villagers of Yaripok Ningthounai, Yambem and Changamdabi in Andro Constituency have alleged that their peace and tranquility have been affected due to personal altercation between Ex minister Th Shyamkumar and Imphal East District Police. Speaking to media at Yairipok Yambem today, a resident of Yambem Luxmi Bazar, Lourembam Basanta said many unwanted incidents have occurred recently because of the Ex minister and some individuals pursuing personal gains. He alleged that police yesterday fired Mock Bombs and Tear Gas cells in the residential areas on the pretext of carrying out crackdown on lockdown violators. He claimed that Police fired tear gas shells at the Ex Minister's gate as some people gathered there from 7PM till midnight yesterday. Basanta appealed not to let such incident occur again as it causes mental agony to children. Speaking to media, a resident of Changamdabi, Ayub Kori said yesterday’s incident created fear psychosis among the muslims inhabitants who were carrying out their Ramadan rituals at that time.
Andro Constituency residents have urged Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren to take necessary measures to contain the political upheavals in the constituency over the upcoming bi-election. One resident, Sagolshem Chaoren from Andro Makha Leikai today claimed that he and two others were abducted yesterday afternoon at around 2 by some unknown miscreants. The other two people are 34 year old, Ningthoujam Okendro from Andro Awang Leikai and Chingakham Shyamkishore from Andro Sanapat. Chaoren said they were blind folded, assaulted and driven around in a vehicle and they were finally released at one Dhiren @ Bobo's residence. He claimed that Ex Minister Th Shyamkumar's brother Rabi was in the house. Andro Police reportedly rescued them and took them to Yairipok CHC for first aid.