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Indefinite bandh called along Old Cachar road

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By EMN Updated: Apr 25, 2014 11:59 pm
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Newmai News Network
IMPHAL, APRIL 25

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]ndefinite bandh has been imposed along Old Cachar Road which lies under Tamenglong district from midnight of April 25 following the twin attacks by villagers on the commuters.
Two vehicles including a passenger service have been destroyed by unidentified armed persons near Zoujangtek, a Kuki village which lies along the Old Cachar road.A DI mini truck used as a public transport carrying passengers bearing registration number MN06L-2908 and a hired jeep numbered MN05-4012 have been damaged by the armed persons. The DI mini truck was attacked when coming from Khoupum towards Bishnupur at around 8:30 in the morning of April 24. The jeep was attacked the day before at around 7 am.
The driver of the DI mini truck has been identified as one James Kamei (28), son of Kumar Kamei from Nungshai village but presently staying at New Lambulane, Checkon in Imphal. He was severely injured after he was assaulted by the armed persons. This was communicated to the media persons today by James Kamei during a press meet held at Manipur Press Club.
Regarding the other incident, the driver of the jeep identified as one Philip Pamei (33), son of Gaithaorei of Nungshai village was also hurt in the attack.
In connection with the incidents, the Nungshai village authority along with the drivers’ association along Imphal-Khoupum road has urged the concerned departments to book the culprits involved with the incidents immediately and reward them befitting punishments according to the law of the land.

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By EMN Updated: Apr 25, 2014 11:59:56 pm