By M.Devanand Sharma
Imphal(Manipur) Oct 4 : Irate mob, attacked Ukhrul police station on Wednesday night injuring a policeman seriously and causing damage to properties inside the police station.
The incident occurred around 8 pm yesterday after the police arrested two persons , Tennyson Zingkhai and Reisang Kuireiwo (both from Kuirei Village) who were accused of assaulting a man from Kalhang village on Sept 20 last.
Police told South Asia Views that a mob comprising of villagers from Kuire stormed into the police station demanding the immediate release Tennyson and Reisang. The mob pelted stones at the police injuring a policeman and damaging a police vehicle and portions of the police station.
Police had to resort to blank firing and shelling of tear gas to disperse the violent mob. Finally ,the situation was brought under control with the intervention of Assam Rifles jawans.
On Sept 20 last , Ukhrul Police got a report of an assault and attempt murder on one KMS Tuisem of Kalhang Village in Ukhrul District. Due to the assault the father and son sustained serious injuries .
Accordingly, acting on the FIR , the Ukhrul police arrested Tennyson Zingkhai and Reisang Kuireiwo on Wednesday.