Another 3 Nagas Brutally Assaulted by Meitei Armed Miscreant
𝐀𝐭𝐭𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐍𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐛𝐞 𝐭𝐨𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝; 𝐰𝐞 𝐚𝐥𝐰𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐛𝐲 𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐍𝐚𝐠𝐚 𝐛𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬.
Three persons from Tangkhul were beaten up by unidentified Meitei soldiers at Imphal Sawombung in the night.
The three men were returning to Ughurur from Imphal. The Scorpio car in which the trio were traveling was first stopped by women at Sowombung in Imphal around 9 pm, who asked them who they were. Even after the three men were identified, at least five of the attackers, named Meitei, were chased in a white Gypsy and beaten black and blue.
As one of the victims said, “When an armed man recognized us, Mera Paibis begged him to let us go. However, we were forcibly taken to another location and many others joined the group. We were taken to a nearby bridge and when we asked, they put us down and beat us black and blue. We have been accused of being spies/informants for Kuki-Zo, which we deny. Even though we told them the truth, they continued to beat us and threatened to shoot us with the weapons they carried. He also started counting from 1 to 10…”
Additionally, the victim added, “During the interrogation we were accused of the magnetic hat/hat on the hat being the Cook-Zo logo they were holding. Hats hats hats. They also placed guns next to us and threatened to shoot us. After beating us on the bridge until our noses were black and our faces were swollen, they took us to another place and told us to run, but we refused. After the boy got on the Activa bike, he called a woman from Tangkhul, confirmed our residence through a message and asked us to leave. They later returned our car and allowed us to proceed to Ukhrul. It was 1 o’clock in the morning on Monday. ”
“We didn’t call the police in time because we were afraid of death. However, a report was lodged with the police through the Ukhrul city police station on Tuesday. “said one of the accident victims. The three were admitted to Ukhrul Hospital for medical examination on Tuesday. This matter has attracted people’s attention. Complains of chest pain. After a physical examination, he was discharged from the hospital on the same day. According to medical reports, two of the victims suffered injuries to their hips and one victim suffered injuries to his right arm and leg.
Ukhrul Police Register FIR No. 25(12) 2023/UKL-PS, u/s 339/352/326/338/153-A/34-IPC and 25(1-b) Arms Act for Tuesday’s incident.
It can be said that in early May 2023, the harassed Tangkhul students, mostly from Danamanjuri University (DMU) and Manipur University, were harassed at the same place in Sawombung, Imphal, and had their helmets burned, stones thrown at them. Blocks, sticks, guns, harassment in Imphal-Ukhrul. He was attacked by unidentified gangsters, suspected to be Maeitas, on the road in Imphal East on Friday night. When Manipur-style war broke out, students were evacuated from the Assam Rifles camp in Imphal.