Imphal: At least six persons including an infant and a woman died in different incidents that occurred in the state in the last 48 hours.
On Sunday, a girl pedestrian succumbed to injuries after she was hit by a TATA Truck bearing registration number NL01-N-6439 at Thangmeiband Watham Leirak under Imphal Police Station in Imphal West at around 9:30 am.
The deceased woman was identified as Nongmaithem Sobita (20 years), daughter of Nongmaithem Sanatomba of Kakching Paji Leikai and presently residing at Thangmeiband.
The body was picked up by police personnel and deposited at mortuary of RIMS Hospital.
Police have arrested the driver of the TATA Truck identified as Hilem Naobi (32) of Sekta Makha Leikai.
On Saturday, a 56 year old manual labourer died after being ran over by a TATA Tipper at Uripok Kangchup Road under Imphal Police Station in Imphal west at around 7:30 am.
The deceased was identified as Maheshor Pandit, son of (L) Satnarayan Pandit of Bihar Sitamani District and currently staying at a rent at Nagamapal.
The body was later handed over to his relatives after conducting post mortem at mortuary of RIMS Hospital.
On the same day, at around 2 pm a person died from electrocution while plowing Tractor vehicle at a farm in Sekmaijin Thongam Leikai under Mayang Imphal Polcie Station in Thoubal District.
The deceased was identified as Thongam Dinku (21), son of Thongam Brojen of Mayang Imphal Thongam Mayai Leikai.
The body of the deceased youth was handed over to the family members after conducting post mortem at the mortuary of RIMS Hospital.
Mayang Imphal Police registered a case in connection with the incident.
A person riding a cycle succumbed to injuries he sustained on the same day after he was hit by an Eon car bearing registration number MNO1S-6102 at Utlou Awang Leikai along Tiddim road under Nambol Police Station in Bishnuour District at around 8:10 pm.
The deceased person was identified as Pebam Jugen (40), son of Pebam Ibohal of Khabi Mamang Leikai.
Family members claimed the body after post mortem at the mortuary of RIMS Hospital.
Nambol Police took up a case against the incident.
In another incident, a person riding KENBO bike (Myanmar two Wheeler motorbike) died at the spot in a road mishap which occurred near Mata bridge in Churachandpur at around 11 pm.
Identity of the deceased person is yet to be known.
The body has been deposited at the mortuary of Churachandpur District Hospital for identification.
Meanwhile, a dead body of a new born infant girl was found from Loktak Lake at Thanga Heisnam Leikai under Keibul Lamjao Police Station on Saturday at around 1 pm.
Keibul Lamjao Police took up a case and the lifeless body of the new born baby girl has been kept at the mortuary of RIMS Hospital after conducting post mortem.