Pothashang News Service, Imphal,February 7: People of Khurai today staged a sit-in protesting against Khurai MLALeishangthem Sushildro threatening his neighbor Laishram Bishwajit of Khurai Sarjor Leikai, Imphal East by firing rounds of bullets yesterday.
The locals demanded strict action against the MLA for his act that occurred at around 5:30 pm.
According to Bishwajit (45 yrs), son of Laishram Netrajit, he and his workers had removed an air conditioner machine attached at the building of the MLA which had obstructed the construction of retaining wall of Biswajit after taking the permission of MLAs’ mother.
Later in the evening around 5:30 pm the MLA pointed his gun to Biswajit as if he was going to shoot him after the MLA came firing rounds of bullets on the way till his house. Sushildro fired two rounds of bullets on the ground and threaten him of his life. On hearing the sun sounds the construction workers even ran off to save their life, said Bishwajit.
After the incident some police personnel came to arrest Bishwajit for the charge filed by the MLA of removing the air conditioner without any prior information though later he was released as the locals storm the police station for the false charge made by the MLA.
One of the woman protestor said MLA Leishangthem Sushildro was elected from Khurai Assembly constituency with trust but he appeared to be negative and we strongly condemn his nature.