One surrendered insurgent and his two accomplices were beaten up by angry residents of Mongsangei Mayai Leikai in Imphal West district on Sunday when one of them opened fire from a double barrel gun at the house of Sashikumar Akoijam.

Residents told reporters that one car had been pawned to Akoijam. Three persons - Ranvir, Sunil and Rajan - who had come to talk about the pawned car got involved in a verbal squabble after which the surrendered insurgent opened fire. There was no casualty.

On hearing the report of the gunfire residents rushed to the spot and beat them up. Later they were handed over to the police who have registered a case against the three accused.