Manipur By-Polls: KNO/KRA denies Congress allegations of firing

Manipur By-Polls: KNO/KRA denies Congress allegations of firing

Imphal, October 30 2020: KNO/KRA has issued clarifications over the Congress allegations of firing by the Congress candidate of the Saitu Assembly constituency. Asserting that the KNO/KRA is under a Suspension of Operations (SoO)pact with the Centre and the State Government, the outfit has rubbished the allegations of Congress candidate Dr Lamthinthang Haokip and the Congress party that its cadres opened fire at an election campaign of the Congress candidate on October 20 .

Earlier Congress candidate Lamtinthang Haokip had filed a complaint to the Chief Election Commissioner, ECI against the militant group KNO /KRA for threatening his life during an election campaign at Kangchup Tuikun village, Saitu Assembly Constituency yesterday.

In a statement, KNO/KRA said that the incident occurred near Kangchup Chingkhong and alleged that it was done to malign the image of the BJP Government and its candidate apart from the outfit.

Adding that the outfit will probe the matter, KNO/KRA said that it take up befitting action against the guilty and also condemned the incident.

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