Mail News Service
Imphal, Mar 5: Sashima Keishing, 24 yrs, daughter of Thanmi and Khathingla Keishing of Silent Village, was born and brought up at Airport Colony, Tulihal Airport Imphal. She is married to Chandal Kal hailing from Silchar and is mother of a three year old daughter.
Presently, they are living in a rented house in Mantripukhri Bazar Area Lamlongei. Mr Chandal Kal is an employee with the Indian Oil Company (IOC) at Tulihal Airport Imphal.
On the fateful evening of 27 Feb, 2013 at around 6:20 pm, Chandal Kal (husband) poured Kerosene on Sashima and set her on fire which resulted to 40% burn and Sashima is currently fighting for her life at RIMS. Sashima has been repeatedly threatened by her husband and his family to leave him and the house.
On that day, as per Sashima’s statement at the hospital, her husband tied her hands, stuffed cloth into her mount and said, “Tonight I will show” and made the heinous criminal act on her.
Naga Women’s Union today demanded that , “Justice is delivered to the Sashima and her young daughter at the earliest, Un-bailable warrant be given to Chandal Kal (husband) and IOC employs Sashima in place of her husband, Chandal Kal.
Read more / Original news source: http://manipur-mail.com/nwu-demands-justice-in-wife-burning-case/