IMPHAL, March 15 (PTI) - Manipur Advocate General Nongmeikapam Koteshwar who was injured in accidental firing by a minister on March 6 has been flown to Delhi for treatment.
Koteshwar who was at a private hospital for over a week and where a bullet was removed from his chest, left with his wife yesterday for the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, family sources said.
Koteshwar was injured when a licenced gun belonging to Tribal Development Minister DD Thaise accidentally went off when Works Minister K Ranjit touched it, as the three were returning from Ukhrul in a car.
Several social organisations and the All Manipur Bar Association have demanded a CBI probe into the incident.
Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh had earlier said that since the firing was "accidental" there was no need for a CBI enquiry and moreover, the minister had apologised to Koteshwar.