Suspected militants shot dead an SDPO in Moreh of Tengnoupal district of Manipur on Tuesday.
According to a police official, suspected terrorists attacked the police team when they were reviewing the proposed construction site of a helipad at Eastern Shine School grounds in Moreh, killing SDPO Chingtham Anand Kumar.
Chingtham Anand Kumar was injured, who was immediately taken to the Primary Health Centre, where he died. The slain police officer was shot in the stomach.
Immediately after the incident, an emergency meeting of the Council of Ministers was held under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister.
Condemning the attack, Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said on X, ‘Deeply saddened by the brutal murder of SDPO Chingtham Anand of OC Moreh Police this morning. His dedication towards the service and safety of the people will always be remembered. The criminals will be brought to justice”