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JAC demands judicial inquiry into death of Arambam Nanao

The ‘Joint Action Committee of the killing of Arambam Nanao’ demanded that the police should disclose the identity of the person who lodged a complaint against Nanao at the police.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 4 May 2022, 3:03 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

 

The ‘Joint Action Committee of the killing of Arambam Nanao’ on Wednesday submitted a four point memorandum to Chief Minister N Biren Singh, demanding to initiate a judicial inquiry against sub-inspector Jitendro and others allegedly involved in the death of Nanao.

The four point memorandum was framed during a meeting held at the community hall of Kangabam Leikai, Imphal West on Tuesday. The JAC was formed during the meeting where Kangabam Ashok Singh was appointed as its convenor while Tongbram Jacky and Kangabam Lenin Singh were appointed as co-convenor respectively.

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The memorandum also demanded that the police should disclose the identity of the person who lodged a complaint against Nanao at the police.

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It stated 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 further 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.

The memorandum was also submitted to MLA Sagolband RK Imo; MLA Keishamthong S Nishikant; DGP and superintendent of police, Imphal West.

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Meanwhile, a government order issued from the office of superintendent of police, Imphal West on Monday signed by SP, Imphal West, Ksh Shivakanta Singh stated that a departmental proceeding is being contemplated against sub-inspector Th Jitendro Singh of Imphal West district “for his misconduct while on duty.”

It stated that Jitendro has been suspended with immediate effect under Rule 66 of Assam Police Manual Part-III.

During the period of suspension, Jitendro’s headquarter will be at Reserve Lines, Imphal West district and will not leave his headquarter without prior permission from superintendent of police, Imphal West, it mentioned.

Jitendro will get subsistence allowance as admissible under rules during the period under which he is placed under suspension, it added. 

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First published:4 May 2022, 3:01 pm

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custodial deathpolice brutalityArambam NanaoImphal Police stationjudicial inquiry

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