Chairman of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) legal cell Shyamachoron on Monday said that six volunteers of National Students’ Union of India, Manipur (NSUI) who were arrested on allegation of assaulting public servant have been released on bail.
He said members of NSUI, Manipur and Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee marched a rally trying to submit a memorandum to the Governor of Manipur on September 13. However, a team of City Police tried to block the democratic rally and during the police action one of the police officers used abusive words towards the Congress members and volunteers of NSUI, he said.
A confrontation ensued between the state police and members and volunteers of MPCC and NSUI, he mentioned. Even a video surfaced on social media showing the confrontation of the protestors and the state police where a police officer used abusive words against the protestors instead of protecting civilians, he further said.
Based on various allegations, state police arrested six volunteers of NSUI and the police were searching other members of MPCC as if they were criminals, he added.
The arrested six NSUI volunteers were released on bail with a PR bond of Rs 60,000 and the court has approved to provide anticipatory bail against six congress members that police have been searching, he added.
Shyamachoron urged the government not to consider the Congress party as an enemy but as an Opposition party.