IMPHAL, February 12, 2018: In a shocking incident that happened at Hiyanglam Warak Khong Leikai under Hiyanglam police station, a man killed his own brother with a sword on February 10.
The decease has been identified as Elangbam Jayenta, 45, son of (L) Purnima who was allegedly killed by his brother, Elangbam Shyamo. Currently the killer is absconding.
The incident took place at around 1pm when Jayenta was sleeping in his home; his own younger brother, Shyamo came in and slashed him with a sword on the head and ran off from the scene.
Jayenta was rushed to Raj Medicity by the locality. Unfortunately he passed away in the morning today at the hospital. Shyamo who had earlier settled at his wife’s parental residence with his in-laws, had come back to stay at his own home following a quarrel with his wife and been staying there for the last few months before the incident happened.
However, a case has been registered by the police and the efforts to search and arrest the accused is being taken up.
TNT News with inputs from Imphal Free Press
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