Man shoots sister-in-law

    07-Jan-2021
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IMPHAL, Jan 7: A man shot and injured a 35-year-old woman at Kakwa Asem Leikai, under Sigjamei police Station, Imphal West district today morning.
The man, 35, has been identified as one Mutum Robindro of Thoubal Kiyam Siphai, at present staying at Kakwa Asem Leikai.
He shot Sougrakpam Ongbi Sunita of the same locality at around 10 in the morning using his licensed gun. The bullet hit Sunita in her stomach and she was rushed to RIMS where she is receiving treatment, said police.
Sunita has been identified as Robindro's sister-in- law (elder sister of his wife). A family feud is suspected to be the cause of the incident, though the exact reason for the extreme action is yet to be ascertained, said the police.
Singjamei Police have arrested Robindro along with the gun and  a case has been registered at the station in connection with the incident. Investigation has started, added the police.