Manipur: Accused in Moreh Murder Case Arrested

Moreh, January 09 2022: Tengnoupal district police arrested Md Jiaulhaque, who has been accused of murdering Raj Gazmir.

Tengnoupal district police additional SP Ops M Amit and additional SP (LO) Sukumar have been investigating the murder of Raj Gazmir and injury caused to Md Mubarak, when Md Jiaulhaque fired at them during a road rage incident on January 7 around 7.30 pm at Moreh Ward No 5 Pangal Basti near Indo-Myanmar border pillar 79.Acting on the information provided by Moreh police sub-inspector Kaiminthang Tungung, police and commando teams traced accused Md Jiaulhaque hiding in a newly constructed building in Moreh ward no 3 Phaicham Veng.

He was arrested on Saturday by the combined team and recovered a country made pistol along with four live bullets from his possession.

Meanwhile, All Community Development Organisation Moreh (ACODOM), Nupi Khunai Chaokhat Lamjing Lup, Moreh and All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union (AMGSU) have condemned the killing of Raj Gazmir and injuring Md Mubarak and demanded stringent punishment of all those involved in the incident.

In a release, ACODOM demanded payment of compensation to the family of the deceased and injured person and further appealed for taking up necessary security measures for ensuring peace and communal harmony in Moreh.

AMGSU also strongly condemned the killing of Raj Gazmir, 22, s/o Khenu Prasad Gazmir of Moreh Ward No 8, by one Md Ziaul Haq alias Rohit at Moreh Ward No 5 Muslim Nagar on Saturday evening.

The union urged the state government to act swiftly and punish the accused.

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