Thoubal: In swift follow up action of Thoubal Police, seven accused youths have been arrested who were involved in the murder of Sapam Shital Singh (19), son of Sapam Khomdon of Salungpham Sapam Leirak. Shital was found beaten to dead at Ifutkom located between Salungpham and Heirok under Heirok Police Station on Sunday evening.
Among the seven accused youths who were arrested on Wednesday, an 18 year old minor was included.
According to police source, apart from the 18 year old minor, the other 6 arrested accused youths has been identified as Yumnam Rakesh (20), son of Yumnam Brojenkumar; Huidrom Angamba Meitei (19), son of (L) Huidrom Amujao Meitei; Lourembam Binesh Singh (21), son of Lourembam Basanta Singh; Thounajam Ajoy Singh (24), son of Thounajam Paka Singh; Leimapokpam Priyo (21), son of Leimapokpam Binoy Singh, all five of them from Wangjing Hodamba Leikai and another Soibam Johnny Meitei (22), son of Soibam Mombi Meitei of Wangjing Awang Leikai.
A four wheeler maruti van which has been used in committing the crime has also been seized by the Thoubal Police, Police source added.
On the other hand, the JAC and family members has claim the deceased body from JNIMS mortuary on Thursday after the Chief Minister gave assurance on Wednesday and has performed his last rites.