Case registered in Manipur AG shooting
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Last Updated: Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 19:17
  
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


First Published: Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 19:17


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