People protest against poll violence


Imphal: Protesting the gun attack at residential areas in connection with poll violence, locals of Utchol village in Imphal East district staged a sit-in at their respective areas on Tuesday.

On Monday night unknown armed miscreants opened several rounds of fire several at the residences of one Md Sikandar and L. Romen at Utchol village. The attack damaged some of the household properties.

Sikandar and Romen are the supporters of NPP candidate, Lourembam Sanjoy.

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Those unknown armed miscreants came and opened fire by taking the advantage of night. Who is going to be responsible if the firing brought casualties? A protestor asked.

She said in Andro Assembly Constituency people need peace, free and fair election, and not violence which would only bring enmity among people.

She appealed not to repeat similar incident.

Similar incident was also occurred on Friday at Yairipok Tulihal, Yairipok Yambem and Yairipok Top Chingtha. However, no person was injured.


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