Imphal: In pursuance of an investigation of a hit and run case under FIR No. 30(2)2020 SJM PS u/s 279,338, 427 IPC r/w 304-A, a team of Singjamei Police has arrested the alleged accused, who has been absconding since the incident, on Tuesday from his residence in Lilong Chajing Bazaar.
The arrested accused identified as Sorokhaibam Salenshatpa @Nanao (26 years), son of Sorokhaibam Prameshor was arrested at around 2 pm.
According to police source, the vehicle involved in the accident, which is Tata Tiago, Sparrow Brown colour bearing registration number MN01G-6544, has been seized by the police team.
It may be mentioned that, the unfortunate accident occurred on the intervening night of February 12 and 13, 2020 near Little Rose School, Canchipur.
In that accident a person identified as Gurumayum Kirankumar Sharma (26), son of (L) Gurumayum Premanda Sharma of Lilong Chajing Mairenkhong succumbed to injury after he was hit by the vehicle driven by Sorokhaibam Salenshatpa @Nanao on the very night.