Student Union of Kangleipak (SUK) today sought clarification from the state police regarding the release of 3 non- Manipuris who were handed over to them for assaulting 2 volunteers of the students’ body on December 16. It also questioned the reason for taking remand of three other locals who were handed over to them for the same crime.
The 2 SUK volunteers Chingkham AjoyKumar (21) son of Ch. Kumar and Ch. Okendro (21) of Andro who were presently staying at a rented room at Palace Compound for their studies were reportedly assaulted by the six persons when returning to their room near the gate of Maharaj Budhachandra College at around 7.30 pm of December 16.
Speaking to media persons at its office, Jantakumar Khuman, President of SUK said that the 6 persons including the 3 non-Manipuri, all drunk, identified as Dipak Chakrabati son of Ram Chakrabati, Sanjoy Das son of Debendra Das, Deep Das, Rahul Kamei son of Ashu Kamai, Bahadur Palmei, and Wangkhem Olendro son of W. Shamu singh of Waithou Khongang Kokin, who hailed from Mahaballi Kabui Khul assaulted the 2 volunteers of SUK without giving any reason.
He said some local people of the area took the two SUK members to JN hospital and later referred to Shija hospital as their condition deteriorated. The six culprits were rounded up by the locals and handed over to Police, he added.
Jantakumar Khuman said that among the six persons the 3 non-Manipuri - Dipak Chakrabati , Sanjoy Das and Deep Das were released on bail and the three other locals were remanded till December 28.
The president of SUK said that if no amicable solution is brought between the culprits and SUK within December 23 besides asking clarification from the police, the students’ body will launch serious formed of agitation.