IMPHAL, Dec 29 � In all, five houses belonging to militants of the banned KCP of Kesho group were pulled down by an irate mob in Chanam Santrok village of Imphal East district today for their alleged involvement in the abduction of a chowkidar and his son, who were subsequently shot dead over a ransom.
The families of the five accused have also been forced out from their localities forever as a severe treatment awarded for their act of brutality against the chowkidar of Irilbung Water Supply Scheme and his son.
The kidnapping drama of the duo occurred on December 7 and they kept them in their custody for 10 days before the militants killed them on December 16 apparently for not receiving the ransom amount on time.
This morning around 7: 30, the villagers, including members from the local club, Lai Committee and Meira Paibis of Santrok village suddenly stood up against the five accused showing extreme anger and broke down their houses out of which one belonging to T Rome alias Romeo, who is still at large, was set ablaze.
They also said the village will assist the police to trace Romeo and warned that no one should provide shelter to the accused involved in the killing of the father and son.
Out of the five militants of Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) of Kesho group who were involved in the brutal double murder case, police have already arrested four accused.