Death of Arambam Nanao: We will deliver justice at earliest, assures CM Biren
Chief Minister N Biren Singh held a meeting with the ‘Joint Action Committee of the killing of Arambam Nanao’ at the Chief Minister's office on Thursday.
Updated 6 May 2022, 3:14 am
Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday held a meeting with the ‘Joint Action Committee of the killing of Arambam Nanao’ at the Chief Minister's office and assured to deliver justice at earliest.
The chief minister said that he is "deeply saddened" by the loss of life in the unfortunate incident, while assuring every possible assistance for the bereaved family.
"Had a meeting with the JAC against the death of Arambam Nanao at my office today. I’m deeply saddened by the loss of life in this unfortunate incident. I assure that we will get to the bottom of this case and deliver justice at earliest. Also, assured every possible assistance for the bereaved family," CM Biren said in a Facebook post.
On Wednesday, the JAC submitted a four-point memorandum to the chief minister demanding to initiate a judicial inquiry against sub-inspector Jitendro and others allegedly involved in the death of Nanao. The memorandum also demanded that the police should disclose the identity of the person who lodged a complaint against Nanao at the police station. It also demanded that the government should provide a government job to the wife of the deceased so that she could take care of their three children, and warned the state government that the victim’s family and the JAC will not accept the body if the government fails to fulfil the demands.
It may be mentioned that Arambam Nanao was allegedly picked up by a police team from his locality in Sagolband Kangabam Leikai under Imphal Police Station in Imphal West on Monday around 9 am, Nanao died at a hospital after he was released the same day. The deceased’s family alleged that police torture led to his death.
First published:5 May 2022, 9:07 am