Manipuri village tense after killing of 4 Hindu youths

manipur_imphal_map_360Tension prevailed here following the killing of four youths by motorcycle-borne assailants in the district’s Asrohi village.

Six people on three motorcycles arrived at the Asrohi crossing and opened fire, killing Akhilesh (27), Natiya (25), Neeraj (30) and Sonu (22) on the spot on Saturday, SP, Srikant Yadav, said on Sunday.

The assailants fled after the shooting. Senior officials including Inspector General of Police Agra Zone and District Magistrate rushed to the area, which lies in the high-profie Mainpuri constituency earlier represented by ruling Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Source: Daily Pioneer