Some persons came in a car and opened fire at the house of Paojel Chaoba alias Aribam Dhananjoy Sharma late last night. Nobody was injured in the attack, the police said. It was not known who opened fire at the house of Chaoba.

Chaoba was beaten up by personnel of India Reserve Battalion when he was returning to his home after duty on 10th February. Chaoba is a senior reporter of popular English daily, Imphal Free Press.

Havildar of 1st IRB was identified as Majibur Rahaman who was involved in the 10th February incident and is the same person who has been suspended because of an ordered enquiry.

Chaoba and All Manipur Working Journalists' Union have lodged an FIR with the police.

Various organisations including Indian Journalist Union and other Journalists bodies have condemned the incident.


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