IMPHAL, March 2 - The Police are continuing with their search operation to find the killers of T Haokip, a government school teacher who was beaten to death by suspected NSCN (IM) militants on February 19, a police officer today said.
The operation was carried out at the vicinity of Aimol Khunyai and Chingningkhut areas in the hill district of Chandel and lasted for two hours since 4.30 am.
The suspects were yet to be apprehended, but the tension which had evolved between two tribal ethnic groups have calmed down, the officer said. Meanwhile, NSCN (IM) which was currently holding talks with the Centre, denied its involvement in the incident in a press statement made available to the media.
Earlier, the teacher�s murder led to damage of houses and killings of livestock at Aimol Satu village on Monday last by a large mob from Molnom village. � PTI