Home » ILPS agitation gains momentum; 2 students injured another fainted as police fired tear gas shells

ILPS agitation gains momentum; 2 students injured another fainted as police fired tear gas shells

by IT Web Admin
0 comment 2 minutes read

Imphal, May 28: As the demands for implementation of the Inner Line Permit System (ILPS) has been sidelined by the government, agitations is gearing up once again across Imphal area with students of different schools staging various form of protest at many places.
The protest turned ugly at Kwakeithel area as police resorted to violent action to disperse a group of students marching rally towards Keishampat area from Ghari site in full school uniforms. Eyewitness said that the students marching towards Keishampat along Tiddim road were intercepted at Kwakeithel Keithel by a team of Police. The police team prevented the students from marching forwards however, as the students marched without listening to them, the police fired rounds of tear gas shells and charged them with baton.
The police action angered those vendor ladies at Kwakeithel as well as meira paibis and club member of Kwakeithel area. Following that the locals too joined the students and confronted the police for around hours at 11.30 am.
Two girl students of Zenith Academy School studying in class XII, identified as Nandibala and Kalpana sustained injury in the police action. Another girl of 20 years old also fainted in the police action.
Meanwhile, around 30 students of CC Higher Secondary School today storm the Imphal Police Station at around 11 am today demanding released of the two students arrested by police for staging protest in front of BJP office on May 24. The students came in diesel auto and jump down in front of the Imphal Police Station and storm inside the police station shouting slogan to arrest them too if failed to released the two students. Later, a team of police drive out the students till Sanjenthong Bridge.
Protest rally demanding implementation of the ILPS was also staged at various places of Imphal East and Imphal West district.

You may also like

Leave a Comment


Imphal Times is a daily English newspaper published in Imphal and is registered with Registrar of the Newspapers for India with Regd. No MANENG/2013/51092


©2023 – All Right Reserved. Designed and Hosted by eManipur!

Adblock Detected

Please support us by disabling your AdBlocker extension from your browsers for our website.