Accused examined

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 14 : Examination of Hijam Devendro, accused in the July 23, 2009 BT firing incident, began yesterday at Imphal West Session Court.
One pregnant woman Thokchom Rabina and 'unarmed' Chungkham Sanjit were killed in the incident.
Hijam Devendro is listed as one of the  accused in the case and fixed January 17 for further examination.
Altogether nine State police personnel were charge-sheeted by CBI after the investigation of July 23, 2009  incident.
Charge sheeted State police personnel include then OC of City Police Station Y Munal, Hijam Devendro, Thounaojam Herojit, Ngangom Toyaima, Wahengbam Binoy Kumar, Thokchom Jagat, Md Imran Khan, Oinam Keshor and Makan Kanchung Chothi.
It may be mentioned that after the firing incident which claimed the life of pregnant Rabina and Chungkham Sanjit, the case was handed over to CBI for investigation by the State Government after sequential photographs of the incident were published in Tehelka magazine.