Imphal Sept.23 UNA : Three persons who went to Senapati yesterday were caught and allegedly beaten severely after they were blind-folded and their hands and legs were tied with a rope by unknown persons suspected to be NSCN-IM yesterday evening.
They were released later late night at around 9:30 pm with the initiatives of Senapati Town Committee near traffic point Senapati bazar just in front of the Senapati Police Station.
Kanggui Town Committee members including its Chairman Chonkam Kipgen and Kanggui Women Welfare Organization members went to pick up them and admitted the three at CHC, Kanggui at around 10:30pm but they were referred to Kanggui Christian Hospital commonly known as Mission hospital at around 12 midnight since they did not show any improvement even after they were administered proper medical treatment.
They were identified as Thangvanglen Misao (22), s/o Thangtinlal Misao, Kanggui Ward No.6, who is a III Semester student of Kanggui College, Ginkhomang Hangshing (27) s/o Thangdou Hangshing of Kanggui Ward No.6, who is a Butcher by profession and Mangminlal Sitlhou (29) s/o Mangchon Sitlhou of Kanggui Ward No.11, who is a Mistry/Jugali by profession.
According to them they went to Senapati yesterday at around 12 noon and have a drink at one liquor vendor at Senapati bazar.
After the drink they met with one Senapati bound passenger bus owner who is known to one person among them and request him to offer more drink they continued. When they got in one bus to return back to Kanggui some unknown persons caught them from behind and asked them to move down of the bus. Later they ordered them to move down the Old Road and when they reached there, they(the unknown persons) blind-folded us and tied our hand and brought them in one house ans started beating them.
There were several tortured mark in most part of their.
In the meantime, Kanggui Town Committee, Kanggui Women Welfare Organization and Kanggui Youth Union jointly condemned the unfortunate incident in the strongest term.
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