Case registered in Manipur AG shooting

Police have registered a case in the shooting and injuring of Manipur Advocate General N Koteshwar.

Last Updated: Mar 10, 2010, 19:17 PM IST

Imphal: Police have registered a case in
the shooting and injuring of Manipur Advocate General N
Koteshwar.

The case was registered at the Lamlai police station
in Imphal East district of Manipur, police said.

It was filed under IPC section 307, while Tribal
Development Minister D D Thaisi`s revolver which went off
accidentally when the AG, Thasi and Works Minister K Ranjit
were returning from a function in Ukhrul district on Saturday,
was seized.

Several organisations including the All Manipur Bar
Association have demanded a judicial or CBI inquiry into the
shooting.

Meanwhile, Koteshwar, who was recovering after a
bullet from his chest was removed, might be released from the
hospital soon, hospital sources said.

Governor Gurbachan Jagat visited him in the hospital
to wish him a speedy recovery, a Raj Bhavan statement said.

PTI