The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a chargesheet against six accused and a report against one Child in Conflict with the Law (CCL) before the Special Judge, CBI Court at Guwahati in connection with the viral video which showed two tribal women being paraded naked in Manipur.
CBI had registered a case on the request of Manipur government and further notification from Government of India and took over the investigation of the Case Crime No. 110(06)/2023 dated June 6, 2023 of NSK Police Station, District-Thoubal, the agency stated.
It was alleged that on May 4, a mob of approximately 900–1000 individuals, armed with sophisticated weapons, entered B Phainom village in the Kangpokpi district of Manipur, vandalised and set houses ablaze, looted properties, assaulted villagers, committed murders, sexually assaulted women, it mentioned.
It was further alleged that two family members of one of the victims were also killed in the incident.
CBI investigation revealed that the accused were involved in the said incident, it stated.
A chargesheet was filed on Monday before the Special Judge, CBI Court, Guwahati designated as per the orders of the Supreme Court, it stated.
Further investigation is continuing, including the identification of other accused involved in the offenses, besides other aspects of the case.
It further stated that the public is reminded that the above findings are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under the Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial, it added.