One found shot dead near Catholic School Canchipur

STAFF REPORTER IMPHAL, 20th Nov: Unidentified armed miscreants shot dead a non-local at about 7pm Monday near Catholic School, Canchipur under Singjamei police station.

The deceased man has been identified as Murali Thakur (54) son of Bindesh Bari Thakur of Bihar but was residing at a rented accommodation of one Laishram Danny near Catholic School.

Murali Thakur was shot dead near the gate of the rented house and one bullet hit his temple while both his hands were found tucked inside the pockets of his trousers.

Sources from the spot informed that family members of Danny discovered a body lying unmoved near their residential gate. When checked thoroughly with torch lights, they found out the body to be of Murali.

Family sources said that Murali was residing with another man at the same rented accommodation and he had just returned from Bihar after attending ritual ceremony of her daughter’s demise.

Locals informed that they heard no sound of firing at the area.

A team of Imphal West district police including senior SP Themting Ngasangva rushed to the spot and conducted a search operation but no arrest could be made.

A team of Singjamei police retrieved Murali’s body and deposited it at RIMS morgue for post mortem.

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