Army soldier abducted, killed
The body of an Indian Army soldier identified as Sepoy Serto Thangthang Komwas was found at Khuningthek village in Manipur's Imphal East district yesterday, officials said.
The deceased soldier belonged to the Army's Defence Security Corps platoon at Leimakhong in Kangpokpi district, they said. He hailed from Tarung in Imphal, officials said.
Unidentified armed men abducted Sepoy Kom, who was on leave, from his home around 10:00am on Saturday. According to his 10-year-old son, who was the only eyewitness to the crime, three men entered their home while his father and he were working on the porch.