Manipur | BJP MLA’s brother convicted of killing woman


IMPHAL, October 6, 2018: An Imphal court has convicted a 42-year-old man for murdering his girlfriend in 2010.

The convict has been identified as Soibam Dhanabir, the younger brother of Soibam Subhachandra, BJP legislator from Naoriya Pakhanglapa in Imphal West.

Dhanabir was found guilty of starngulating and beating his girlfriend, RK Ratanmala, to death.

He was convicted under Sections 301 and 201 of the IPC.

The judge of a sessions court in Imphal West, Maibam Manojkumar, has fixed October 8 as the date of the next hearing to decide on the punishment.

TNT News with TOI inputs