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Manipur ADC member escapes life attempt bid
Correspondent IMPHAL, JAN 11:
Published on 11 Jan. 2011 11:17 PM IST
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Manipur police Tuesday tightened up security of the members of Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) following a life attempt bid to one of the members taking shelter in Imphal areas.
Suspected NSCN (IM) cadre attempted to kill one ADC member, Hoping Jojo, presently staying at Khuman Lampak State Youth Centre, Imphal on Monday evening, around 3.30 pm.
The incident occurred at northern side of youth centre, Khuman Lampak and a case had been registered at Imphal police station. Jojo of Lamlai Khunou village of Ukhrul’s Pungyar is among 10 ADC members who are currently staying at Khuman Lampak State Youth Hostel and Youth Centre, Imphal following threats received on their lives. A total of 24 ADC members belonging to Naga tribes are presently taking shelter at various secured places.
In other unrelated incident, personnel of 7th MR, Khabeisoi in Imphal arrested a person identified as Khaidem Joykumar Singh (35) son of Kh Tombi of sagolband Moirang Hanuba, Imphal who served monetary demand for the GPRN (NSCN-IM) issued by Starson, Revenue Kilonser.
A demand letter bearing, GPRN file no. 03/dt 24/11/2010, two spectacles, one Nokia handset EQ434 bearing no. 8575159321, and Rs 130 were seized from his possession.
Further, police said that Joykumar was arrested yesterday by the MR personnel from the house of director of Health Service, Dr S Ibomcha Singh at Sangaiprou around 2 pm.

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