The United National Liberation Front (UNLF) an outfit band from Manipur has claimed the responsibility for the death of Heisnam Lalboi, the 25-year-old facing rape charges who was shot down near his residence on Monday.
According to TOI, the outfit, in a statement had stated that Lalboi, had raped a minor from Thangsa Heshnam Mayai Leikai in Bishnupur district after harassing her by making obscene doctored photos of the girl.
On February 13 last year, Lalboi and four others, identified as H Hopping, H Bungo, H Bidyananda, and H Arunkumar, had abducted the girl from near her residence and raped her near Thanga High School, the statement added.
The five had left the victim there thinking she was dead. However, she managed to survive because of which the entire incident came to light, the statement read.
Updated by: News Sources 2019-09-11 3:17 PM