Tata Sumo set ablaze
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, December 01 2016:
A Tata Sumo was set ablaze by some miscreants at Khumbong Bazar, Imphal West district under Patsoi police station in the course of the counter economic blockade being imposed there.
Around 10 unidentified persons set ablaze the jeep parked there after vandalising it at around 2 pm.
The jeep operates between Imphal and Noney and it was set ablaze when the driver was having his meal in a nearby hotel.
Later, a commando team of Imphal West District Police came to the spot and dispersed the agitating crowd after firing several rounds of tear gas shells.
One child and an Assam Rifles personnel sustained injuries when police fired tear gas shells.
Imphal West Students Club advisor Bhupendra said that they would carry on the counter economic blockade until the UNC's economic blockade is lifted.