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KCP assures not to attack scribe

Written by: Staff

Imphal, Feb 22 (UNI) Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), which had attacked local scribe Ratan Luwang, issued a statement here today saying that it will not attack him again.

The KCP, assuring to present a white paper on the matter, also welcomed the decision to have an inquiry into it.

The inquiry should be conducted by an autonomous body, it said.

Luwang, general secretary of All Manipur Working Journalists' Union, had sustained three bullet wounds when he was shot at by KCP cadres on February 9 near his residence at Uripok here.

He was still recovering from the injuries.

Media organisations of the state and two militant outfits, Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup and United National Liberation Front, had demanded an inquiry into the incident.


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