Thoubal: A public meeting held on Thursday in connection with the death of a woman after she was hit by a speeding car has demanded that the district administration catch the culprit by Friday and declared that the body will not be claimed until the erring driver is caught.
The woman died on the spot after being hit by a suspected Maruti car along NH-102 near KM Blooming Higher Secondary School under Thoubal Police Station on Wednesday at around 5:30 pm.
The deceased was identified as Moirangthem (O) Manjuri (57 years), wife of (L) Moirangthem Ibopishak of Khangabok Awang Bangshibudhon Leikai in Thoubal District and she served as a cook at KM Blooming Higher Secondary School.
The unfortunate incident occurred while she was returning home on a by-cycle after her duty.
However, the vehicle who hit her instead of tending to her condition fled speeding the vehicle.
A public meeting was held in connection with the incident at BYC Khangabok Ground on Thursday.
The meeting while condemning the incident formed a JAC and passed various resolutions.
Among the resolutions, the meeting decided to demand DC Thoubal District and SP/Thoubal District and authority concerned to catch the vehicle and the driver by 11 am of January 31, 2020 and also resolved not to claim the deceased until the demand is met.
Apart from it, the meeting resolved to demand for speed breaker at each Zebra crossing along the road stretch of Khangabok to Thoubal Commando Complex in NH-102, Imphal Moreh road, installation of CCTV camera at SP/Thoubal Office, Thoubal Police Station and Wangjing Out Post and road median.
Condemning the incident, a sit-in protest was also staged on Wednesday near KM Blooming Higher Secondary School, Khangabok.