Kishan death anniversary
IMPHAL | Feb 16
The 8th death anniversary of Dr Thingnam Kishan, Yumnam Token and Aribam Rajen, who were brutally killed by NSCN-IM on February 17, 2009, will be held at Mapari Ningsingkol, Uripok, near Cheirap court tomorrow on February 17.
During the meet convenor of Mapari Ningsingkol Lup (MANIL), Yumlembam Kapur said four NSCN-IM leaders were involved in the killing of the trio. They are self styled Major Asang, self styled Lt. Col. Hopson Ningsen, self styled Major Johny and self styled Major Aboisiboi.
Hopson Ningsen was awarded life sentence by Delhi’s Patiala High Court in 2015.
Major Johny and Major Aboisiboi have been declared wanted by Ministry of home affairs while Major Asang had reportedly died.
He said that the death anniversary is being observed every year on February 17 since 2010. Tomorrow’s programme will include a discussion. It will be participated by various prominent leaders of different communities.
For the convenience of the people who come to attend the function, the parking for two wheelers is arranged in front of Cheirap Court and the four wheelers will park at the ground opposite to Meino bridge.
The programme will start at 10 am and people are requested to attend the function as well as to participate in paying floral tributes, Kapur added.