Imphal, Oct 23: Manipur Police took former Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Manipur unit president, Manoharmayum Barish Sharma, into custody following his alleged involvement in a shooting incident on October 14.
The incident occurred in Kwakeithel Konjeng Haraji Leikai under the jurisdiction of Imphal police station, leaving five individuals wounded, including one woman. Sharma, hailing from Wangkhei Ningthem Pukhri Mapal, was presented before the Imphal West district magistrate on the subsequent Sunday, where he was remanded in custody until October 25.
Sharma now faces multiple charges, including violations of the Arms Act, breaking curfew regulations, criminal intimidation, and attempted murder. The investigation into the shooting incident led to the arrest of three individuals, one of whom is the current vice president of BJYM Manipur Pradesh. These arrests reflect the seriousness with which the authorities are treating the incident and their commitment to ensuring justice is served.
The shooting incident has sparked concerns and highlighted the need for a thorough investigation. It underscores the importance of maintaining public safety and upholding the law. The legal process will determine the culpability of those involved and whether they will be held accountable for their actions.
This incident serves as a reminder of the responsibilities that come with holding positions of authority and the expectation that political leaders conduct themselves within the bounds of the law. The legal proceedings will shed light on the events leading up to the shooting and help establish a clearer picture of what transpired that fateful night in Kwakeithel Konjeng Haraji Leikai.