4 women from Ukhrul attacked by mob in Imphal

Imphal: Amid the prevailing situation in Manipur, four women from Ukhrul district were reportedly attacked and physically assaulted by a group of agitators in Imphal on Wednesday.

According to reliable sources, the four women from Namrei village under Chingai constituency were on their way to Imphal airport to catch flight for Mumbai at 1:20 pm when the incident occurred.

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The incident happened at around 11:30 am near Asian Hospital along the Kwakeithel Airport road in Imphal West when a group of people appeared and began to assault the girls from Ukhrul travelling in an auto for no apparent reason.

Sources claimed that the mob pulled the victims out of the auto and dragged them away even as the auto driver tried to intervene and identified them as Nagas.

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The mob could be heard shouting at them “Are you Haos?”, the sources continued adding the girls were let off only after the mob was convinced that they were from Ukhrul, the source said.

The mob reportedly used iron bars in attacking the girls during which their clothes were also torn and their belongings scattered. The victims sustained injuries from the attack without verifying their identities.

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The victim names from Namrei village are identified as Ramsowon R Shimray, d/o Ngashanmi R Shimray; Philathing Kaping, d/o Philip Kaping; Somipem R Shimray, d/o Ngaraipam R Shimray; Lotus R Shimray, d/o Kamka R Shimray.

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