IMPHAL- Two bodies, including a woman with a gunshot wound to the head, were found in Imphal East and West districts. The woman is believed to be one of four recently abducted from Kangchup foothills. Manipur police said on Thursday.
The body of an unidentified man, blindfolded and with hands tied, was also discovered.
The body of a man, presumed to be in his forties, was found in Takhok Mapal Makha area in Imphal East district late on Tuesday night, another officer said.
According to the police, the deceased was found blindfolded with hands tied behind his back and bullet wounds on his head.
He said the Both bodies were sent to the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal for post-mortem examination.
“An FIR has been registered, and an investigation is on,” the officer said.
Alarmed over the presence of unknown persons from a different community, who had strayed into the Meitei area, a large group of people, including women from Phayeng, went to Kangchup hillside to find out about them, eyewitnesses had said.
Notably, at least nine people, including two Manipur police personnel and a woman, sustained bullet injuries after unidentified men fired on them at Kangchup foothills on Tuesday.