IMPHAL, Jun 16: Tension is running high at a village in Manipur’s Ukhrul district where a youth was beaten to death allegedly by suspected NSCN(IM) cadres on June 14 last.
One Romeo who was serving at state transport department hailing from Khamasom Khullen village of Ukhrul district was allegedly beaten up blue and black by a group of armed persons suspected to be NSCN(IM) cadres after he was caught with her girlfriend in the afternoon of June 14 last.
The dead body of the youth was still lying at the camp of the outfit as angry villagers refused to accept the body demanding production of the culprit(s) involved in the killing of the youth.
Villagers were reportedly thronging at the camp pressing the officials of the camp to produce the cadres allegedly involved in the murder of the youth.
With tension reportedly running high, police from Ukhrul district headquarters have rushed to the area along with troops of Assam Rifles to take control of the situation.
A police source here said that police have registered a case related with the incident and investigation had already initiated.