FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT
IMPHAL February 25: Two cheats from Bihar were overpowered by the activists while they were cheating some village women with the promise of cleansing their gold orments. They are identified as Vikram Shah and Gautam Kumar Soni from Bhagalpur in Bihar. Perhaps they did not realized that in the past also, the cheats like them had been overpowered while cheating the village women.
They displayed re demonstration of cleansing the gold orments. The house wives did not know that in this process some chunks of the gold orments were dissolved in the liquid. However, they recovered the gold later.
The suspicious male members overpowered them for handing over to the activists of the Joint Committee on Inner Line permit System. They were produced before reporters in the press club. The activists demanded drastic provisions to check entry of such cheats.
There has been a sustained campaign for the ectment of a law to check entry and settlement of the outsiders. The Manipur Assembly will introduce a bill during the current budget session.