Imphal, Aug 5,
Pheiroijam Robinson, the Junior Administrator of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School, who is also the son of Pheiroijam Landhoni, the Principal of the school, who has been detained in police custody since July 30 in connection with the mysterious death of Ningthoujam Babysana inside the school hostel on July 18, was today produced to the CJM Imphal West Court today and remanded in Judicial custody for 15 days.
Since morning today police were seen deployed in and around Cheirap Court complex at Uripok in Imphal West as state administration fear outbreak of violent protest when they produced Robinson in the court today. He has been in the police custody after the CJM-IW granted 7 days remand on July 30. Large number of people who were demanding justice for Babysana were expected today but police shrewdly produced Robinson to the court before the agitator stormed to the Cheirap Court.
At around 11 am, large number of women folk gathered at Khwairambandh keithel and were trying to move towards Cheirap Court. They were informed that Robinson will be produced before the CJM -IW at around 11 am. However, the police team already produced Robinson before they arrived. A confrontation took place between the womenfolk and the Police. The police fired tear gas shell to disperse the mob. Three persons were injured in the police action.
Principal of School, Pheiroijam Landhoni and the coordinator Romita were picked up on August 3 evening and remanded to Police custody after producing before a Duty Magistrate yesterday. As yesterday coincided with the Asthi of Babysana Large number of people staged rally and confronted with the police at Khuyathong area. Both Landhoni and Romita will be produced in the CJM Imphal West tomorrow.
Earlier two of the Hostel warden had also been sent to judicial custody in connection with the mysterious death of Babysana.
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