In a shocking incident on Wednesday morning (November 29), two individuals faced a brutal attack in Naril Konjil village, falling under the jurisdiction of Wangoi police station in Imphal West district, Manipur.
Abduction and Gunfire: The Tragic Turn of Events
The victims, Aribam Sarikhan and Phundreimayum Akram, both residents of Sangaiyumpham village in Thoubal district, were reportedly involved in making monetary demands from Brilliant Public School, Samurou bazaar, located nearly 14 kilometers away from Imphal. The assailants, as yet unidentified, abducted the duo from Naril Konjil village around 7 am, subsequently abandoning them after inflicting gunshot wounds to their legs.
Swift Response: Evacuation and Medical Care
Local residents discovered the injured victims and promptly reported the incident. Aribam Sarikhan and Phundreimayum Akram were swiftly evacuated to the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal East district for urgent medical treatment.
The residents of Naril Konjil village now live in fear and uncertainty, grappling with the shock of such a violent incident within their community. Authorities are actively investigating the case, working to identify the gunmen and establish the motive behind this targeted attack.
Challenges to Peace: A Call for Vigilance
This unfortunate event serves as a stark reminder of the challenges faced by communities in maintaining peace and security. The local authorities urge anyone with information related to the incident to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation.
As the community awaits updates on the victims’ conditions and the progress of the investigation, concerns about the safety and security of the residents loom large. Incidents of this nature underscore the need for heightened vigilance and security measures to ensure the well-being of individuals in the region.