Imphal: A jawan of the 8th Manipur Rifles was shot dead by unidentified gunmen near Palel area in Chandel district, police officials said on Tuesday.
Hopson Maring (36) was posted as a house guard of MLA D Korungthang's residence at Tengnoupal when the incident occurred last night.
The body was sent to the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS) hospital for post-mortem, they said.
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