Imphal: Opposition leader in Manipur assembly I Ibohalbi of Trinamool Congress has claimed that he received threatening calls from a militant outfit who demanded a share from the public distribution food items in his constituency, Oinam in Bishenpur district.
    
Sources said that a militant outfit demanded a percentage of the public distribution items such as rice meant for the poor people in his constituency a few days back.
    
Ibohalbi refused to give in to the demands of the militant outfit who threatened to attack him, sources said.
    
Official sources said authorities concerned have met the opposition leader over the issue and the matter was being looked into.
    
Sources close to Ibohalbi refused to name the militant outfit who threatened the opposition leader.
    
Official sources confirmed that different militant outfits interfered in the distribution of public items such as rice, kerosene and others at different assembly constituencies.

(Agencies)

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