1 shot, injured

IMPHAL, Aug 11: Unidentified persons, shot and injured a 48 year old man at the Kangjabi and Thingel road, under Lamphel PS today evening.
According to information received from the spot, the incident occurred today at around 7.15 when the victim, Jagabundhu Malik (48) of Jajpur district, Odisha (presently staying in a rented house at Kangjabi) and his uncle, Digambar, were returning home from the market.
A source mentioned that when they reached near Mangal House, two unknown individuals on an Activa, shot Jagabundhu Malik on the left side of his chest and sped away from the site.
The injured person was rushed to RIMS and is presently undergoing treatment under serious condition, the source informed. Soon after the incident, a team of Imphal West district police rushed to the site and launched an investigation. They also inquired Jagabundhu Malik's uncle regarding the incident.
A case has been registered at Lamphel PS regarding the incident, the source added.