Woman escapes rape attempt

STAFF REPORTER IMPHAL, 26th Aug: A 40-year-old man reportedly attempted to outrage the modesty of a 37-year-old housewife at Mongshangei Awang Leikai under Singjamei Police Station on Saturday. The culprit who also hails from the same locality is identified as Konthoujam Opendro alias Ibomcha alias Kangsoi, son of Ibobi.

Briefing media persons at Southern Imphal Youths Welfare Organisation office, the housewife disclosed that Opendro entered her bedroom around 3.30 am and threatened to kill her if she makes any noise. However, she cried for help so that others could listen and Opendro fled from the spot at once, the woman said. Her husband serves in the Assam Regiment and stays outside the state, so she lives with her two children, the housewife revealed and sought befitting action against Opendro.

The accused has three children and is reportedly involved in making sexual advances to other women in the past. Singjamei police station has registered a case but the accused remains untraceable so far.

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