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The situation in the violence-torn Manipur is alarming, an angry mob attacked a BJP MLA, admitted to the hospital

An angry mob attacked BJP MLA Wongjagin Walte as he was returning from the state secretariat after meeting Chief Minister N. Biron.

Shillong   ‘Mat ‘5 : After the violence in Manipur, the situation has changed. There is chaos all around, there is curfew in many districts, mobile internet service is down. The situation has become so uncontrollable that shoot-on-sight orders have been issued against the rioters. On Thursday, an angry mob attacked BJP MLA Vingjagin Valte.

According to reports, the BJP MLA was attacked when he was returning from the state secretariat after meeting Chief Minister N Baran Singh. Walte, a three-time MLA from Thanlon in Farjawal district, was attacked when he was on his way to his official residence in Imphal. The angry mob attacked the MLA along with his driver. While his PSO managed to escape. The condition of MLA Wingjaginwalte remains critical. He has been admitted to the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Imphal, where he is undergoing treatment.

Meanwhile, the Meghalaya Police have arrested 16 people from the two communities involved in a gang fight following caste violence between the Kuki and Meyati communities in Manipur.

A police officer said today that at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, the Letumkhara police station received a report of a communal fight between two communities in Nongrim Hills near Mizo Modern School. East Khasi Hills district police chief Sylvester Nong Tanger said that on receiving information, the police reached the area where two members of one community were beating each other.

To prevent the situation from escalating, Nong Tanger said the police arrested 16 people from the two communities under Section 107 of the Penal Code (CrPC) for creating a disturbance. Meghalaya Police has warned of strict action against those who disturb the peace of the city.

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