(10.30 pm, 4/4'11, Imphal)
Tension erupted at Naoremthong Samushang area under Lamphel police station after a family members allegedly threaten to shoot another family member over minor scuffle.
According to reports available with the ISTV news, a person identified as one Tayenjam Subash aged about 40 years of Samusang Uku Sana Leirak along with his wife another three unidentified person came to the house one Maibam Prasanta of the same locality at around 1 pm today evening.
Later, Subash’s wife allegedly called out for Prasanta at which Prasanta’s wife happened to encounter them. There were heated arguments between them over the whereabouts of Prasanta at which Prasanta who was sleeping inside the house happened to heard and came out. He was allegedly tried to pull away by Subash and his party by pointing a gun at his head. However, Prasanta’s wife continued to shout for help, locals of the area rushed the site and Subash along with his group fled the area. Speaking to ISTV news, wife of Prasanta said there was a minor verbal scuffle between the son of Subash and Prasanta over speeding of motor vehicles. When ISTV team reached the spot hundreds of people of Samusang Uku Sana leikai were seen storming towards the residence of Subash.
A team of Lamphel police led by its Officer in charge Ingocha also arrived in the spot and brought the situation under his control. Later, when the mob along with Lamphel Police OC went to the house of Basanta but could not found them as they seems to have fled after locking their house.
Lamphel OC later broke the lock and found seven cartiges of barrel rifle from inside the house and police uniformed.
At the time of filing this story, there were no reports of any arrest made in connection with the crime.