Manipur minister’s son arrested for rash driving
By Our Correspondent, 10/06/2018, Imphal

Manipur police had arrested Manipur Forest and Environment minister Th. Shyamkumar’s son Th. Satyajit for rash driving and injuring two policemen on duty. Police had arrested Th. Satyajit on Friday night and produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate in Imphal on Saturday.The court had sent Th. Satyajit to three days in police custody for further investigation.

The Manipur Forest and Environment minister’s son was charged under sections 353/279/338 of IPC for criminal assault to deter public servant from discharging their duty, rash driving and endangering life or personal safety of others. According to the reports, the incident was took place on the busy street of MG Avenue in Imphal on Friday afternoon at around 2-30 pm.

A police vehicle had chased a black colour Honda City car with tinted windows bearing registration number of MN-01 G-0523, which was speeding towards to highway and another police vehicle, laying in wait to stop the accused car to stop at the junction of the highway. Instead of stopping, the car rammed into the police personnel and fled.Two policemen on duty were injured in the incident and they were identified as 41-year-old T Akhup Kom and 28-year-old Ningthoujam Anilkumar.

Later the car was stopped in front of minister Th Shyamkumar’s residence and police had requested the driver to step out from the car.When the driver refused, police dragged out the driver from the car and taken into custody and identity of the driver was established as minister Th. Shyamkumar’s son Th. Satyajit.