- NET Web Desk
The security guard of Manipur BJP President A Sharda Devi who was shot in the face through an AK-47 rifle by another security personnel has succumbed to his injuries at Raj Medicity Hospital in Imphal.
According to reports, the house guard succumbed to his injuries on Friday at around 6.30 PM after being admitted in the hospital.
This grievous incident that occurred due to reported drunken brawl took place at the residence of state BJP president located at Brahmapur Aribam Leikai Adhikari Leirak under Porompat Police Station in Imphal East.
The deceased identified as 7th MR rifleman (No 9772) A Bimol Sharma of Kongba Naharup, was allegedly shot in the face through an AK-47 rifle.
Besides, the accused rifleman has been identified as Thonginthang Baite (No132001578), a resident of Litan in Ukhrul district.
The bullet that was shot at Bimol’s face left him critically injured after it exited from the back of his head.
This reported brawl occurred after commander of the house guard, Laishram Sarat of Malom, rifleman A Bimol Sharma and Thonginthang Baite reportedly drank together inside their barrack, who then involved into a massive clash leading to the utilization of firearms.
It is pertinent to note that BJP state president was not present at her residence when the incident took place.
Sharda and her husband A Jashobanta had left Imphal for Delhi on Thursday after being called by the Centre for further discussion of Manipur Assembly poll elections that are to be held next year.