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Is the government harbouring hooligan?

Police still fails to take action against culprits involved in life attempt to human rights defenders’ daughter

IT News

Imphal, July 16,

Twelve days has gone, Police still fails to arrest those hooligans who attempted to kill [email protected],  the daughter of renowned Human Rights Defenders U. Nobokishor and M. Sobita, by shooting at her with guns right in front of her house.

Thoibi was attempted to murder by 6/7 persons coming in a Gypsy vehicle by shooting at her with a small arms in front of her house at Boroi Makhong , Kha Naorem Leikai under Singjamei Police Station on the evening of July 4.

Various Human Rights bodies had condemned the heinous crime and demanded action against those culprits.

A meeting of the Human Rights Defenders held at Manipur Press Club this week had vehemently condemn the incident and had urged the state government to take up prompt action against those hooligans, but no action has been initiated to arrest those culprits who roam in the streets of Imphal with deadly guns in Gypsy vehicles. Is the government harbouring those hooligans to eliminate and intimidate the Human Rights Defenders, Mrs. N. Jeevanmala, President of the United NGO Mission said to Imphal Times.

“Is the state intelligence agency too weak or is the government intentionally setting free those hooligans so that families of Human Rights Defenders can be attacked any time?”, Jeevanmala said.

Meanwhile, Khwairamband Keithel Street Vendors while condemning the gun attack to the daughter of Human Rights Defenders [email protected] staged a protest demonstration at Khwai Brahmapur Club today at 11:00 am.

Moirangthem Bina, President Khwairamband Keithel Lambi Mataida Potpham Phambi Lup ,condemning the frequent attack on Human Rights Defenders and its family members by unknown gunmen and urged the government to book the perpetrators at the earliest and urged the unknown persons to stop all kind of activities that threatened the life of Common people and especially women & children .


Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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