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Manipur Human Rights Commission team visits Heirok

The MHRC has taken up a suo motu case and asked the chief secretary, DGP and SP Thoubal to submit the status report of investigation into Heirok violence by December 30.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 26 Dec 2021, 8:43 pm

Heirok, Thoubal, Manipur (Photo: IFP)

Heirok, Thoubal, Manipur (Photo: IFP)

 

A team of Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) led by its acting chairperson Khaidem Mani, with his officials conducted a visit at Heirok on Sunday, in connection with the firing incident that occurred on December 22, 2021. 

In connection with the incident, the MHRC has taken up a suo motu case and asked the chief secretary, DGP and SP Thoubal to submit the status report of investigation by December 30. In the proceeding, MHRC decided to make a spot visit to get first hand information about the incident. 

During the visit, family members of the deceased student were interviewed. MHRC also interviewed the elder brother of deceased student, N Roshan, who is also complainant of FIR No. 34(12)2021 u/s 457,326,302,34 ipc & 25(1-C) Arms Act.

Additional SP, Thoubal who accompanied MHRC team informed that an SIT was constituted consisting of five police officers to expedite the investigation. The additional SP also informed that six persons have been arrested in connection with the case. The MHRC will continue its proceedings on December 30, 2021.

On the night of December 22, 2021, a student named N Rohit and his father Premchand sustained bullet injuries in an indiscriminate firing. Rohit died on the way to hospital and his father Premchand was admitted at the hospital.


 

First published:26 Dec 2021, 5:16 pm

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