Havildar beaten to death by 8 subordinates in Imphal

Imphal: An IRB Havildar was beaten to death allegedly by eight of his subordinates in their barrack at Lamphel in Imphal West district, police said on Tuesday.

The Havildar of First Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB), identified as Oinam Inaotomba, was attacked and killed after an altercation with the eight jawans over a missing SLR last night.

Police arrested all the eight IRB personnel.

A police investigation has revealed that the gun had been earlier deposited to the IRB headquarters in Churachandpur. A communication gap had shown the SLR missing at the Lamphel barrack.

The Havildar was the escort commander of a former minister V Hangkhalian.

Bureau Report