//Family members refuse to take back youth's body

Family members refuse to take back youth's body

Family members refused to take back the body of a youth, allegedly shot dead by police yesterday.

Police said the body was kept at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) morgue.

Police claimed that a Chinese made hand grenade was recovered from Laitanthem(23) of Kongpal who was allegedly a member of a militant group.

The residents of Kongpal alleged that the youth was apprehended and the money he had collected for his younger sister’s marriage was also missing. They have demanded punishment of those involved in the killing. Meanwhile, the Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL), a militant outfit, has clarified that it has killed an alleged police informer and warned that it will kill all informers with prior warnings.The militant outfit further revealed that five persons have so far been killed for working as informers.