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Assam Rifles rifleman killed as havildar allegedly fires at him

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 August 2016, 8:43 IST

An Assam Rifles riflemen was killed after a havildar allegedly fired at him on 14 August from his service rifle at Komlakhong area in Manipur's Imphal West district.

According to media reports, an argument broke out between the havildar Dayaram and rifleman Bhim on Sunday night at the 42 AR post, after which Dayaram allegedly opened fire from his assault rifle. Bhim died on way to military hospital, on that day itself, a senior police officer said quoting delayed reports.

The accused havildar Dayaram was arrested on 16 August after a case was registered in this connection at Mayang Imphal police station, the officer said.

The deceased rifleman hailed from Madhya Pradesh while the accused havildar was from Uttar Pradesh.

The AR did not comment on the alleged incident.

-with PTI inputs

First published: 17 August 2016, 8:43 IST
 
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