Saudis among 3 dead in In­dian prison fight

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Three pris­on­ers, in­clud­ing two Saudi Ara­bian na­tion­als, were killed in a fight in a jail in In­dia’s re­mote north­east­ern state of Ma­nipur. A po­lice spokesper­son said the in­ci­dent took place just be­fore dawn at the Ma­nipur cen­tral jail in the state cap­i­tal Im­phal on July 30. The two Saudi na­tion­als – Sushak Yusuf Ahmed and Ab­dul Salam – were fac­ing trial on charges of en­ter­ing the coun­try with­out valid travel documents af­ter be­ing ar­rested in 2013. The other deceased in­mate has been iden­ti­fied as Thang­mil­ian Zou, a local tribal mem­ber from Ma­nipur’s Chu­rachand­pur dis­trict.

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