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BJP demands speedy trial in high-profile Manipur cases

By   /  February 16, 2017  /  Comments Off on BJP demands speedy trial in high-profile Manipur cases

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Imphal, Feb 16: Welcoming the report that CBI will carry out fresh investigation into the infamous July 23 firing in 2009,the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Manipur Pradesh leaders on Thursday demanded speedy trial of other pending cases including the fake encounter cases, and the Imphal Airport Drug seizure and killing of student Robinhood.
State BJP spokesperson Nongthongbam Biren speaking to reporters on Thursday here said his party welcomes the reopening of the July 23 firing wherein a pregnant woman Rabina Devi and a former insurgent Chungkham Sanjit were shot dead in a controversial incident, after an appeal by Sanjit’s mother. Maintaining that the Supreme Court has declared 1528 fake encounter cases that took place in the state, Former minister Biren called upon the concerned authorities to take up the necessary steps including filing of FIRs which were not registered for the upcoming hearing scheduled for April. He also demanded the present status of Robinhood killing inquiry.Participating in the media interaction, former MLA and BJP leader Yumkham Erabot also demanded the present status of the cases relating to the Imphal international airport drug seizure case on January 11,2013. Erabot claimed that it would not be uneasy to find the main accused etc if the state investigation team takes up the case seriously.
A group of people also staged a demonstration in front of CBI office in Imphal demanding justice into the July 23 firing in 2009. On Wednesday residents of Khurai, the native place of July 23 firing victim Sanjit staged a protest at Lamlong keithel in Imphal East district.

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