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Minor allegedly assaulted at destitute home

"A 14-year-old inmate of Ningrun Destitute Home, Ukhrul was assaulted by senior inmates and warden during the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday."

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 12 Apr 2022, 7:21 pm

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Vice president of Bharatiya Janata Party (ST) morcha, Ukhrul Liah Mahung on Tuesday alleged that a 14-year-old inmate of Ningrun Destitute Home, Ukhrul was assaulted by senior inmates and warden during the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.  

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Speaking to the media in Imphal, Liah Mahung strongly condemned the incident and said the orphans are kept at destitute homes or child care homes so that they could build a career in the future.

In connection with the incident, she had lodged a complaint at the police station concerned but no FIR case has been registered so far against the warden Chokreimung, she added.

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After the incident, the victim is still under a mental trauma, she further said and appealed to the authorities concerned to take necessary action against Ningrun Destitute Home, Ukhrul.

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First published:12 Apr 2022, 7:21 pm

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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