Pothashang News Service
Imphal, November 25: A bridegroom and his three friends were killed today at a road accident while they were returning from Mangani Chakkouba at the bride’s place in Thoubal district.
The accident occurred when the car they were travelling collided with a 407 truck at Moirang Palli area of Kshetri Leikai, Thoubal. The deceased were identified as the bridegroom Maibam Meghachandra, 18 , Thongam Jupiter 18, Asem Amujao Singh 17 years and Md Apik 17 years.
‘Mangani Chakkouba’ is a traditional event at which the bride and groom along with their relatives, friends and family were invited for a grand feast by the family of the bride after 5 days of marriage.
Seven people including the groom were coming back to the residence of the groom at Thoubal Khekman in Thoubal district.
The car bore the registration number MN05 A 7066. The groom Maibam Meghachandra died on the spot (inside the car), 3 other friends of the groom sustained serious injury they were immediately evacuated to Thoubal district hospital. The 3 other deceased died in the road mishaps have been identified as Thongam Jupiter (18 years), Asem Amujao (17 years) and Md. Apik (17 years).
The three injured persons were identified as Pradipkumar, Pradip and Malemnganba after being treated at Thoubal district hospital has been referred to Shija Hospital and Researxh centre.