CSOs of different communities continue to condemn and protest the killing of Athuan Abonmai

CSOs of different communities continue to condemn and protest the killing of Athuan Abonmai

Written By: / Wednesday, 29 September 2021 18:35

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Imphal, Sept. 29:

Demanding justice for Athuan Abonmai, a sit-in protest was held at Keishampat Leiranjam Community Leikai hall Imphal today.The protest demonstration was jointly organised by AMKIL, NUPI SAMAJ, Tammi Chingmi, Eechal,Thoubal Ema, ANUL, NIMPAL, NONGPOK LEINGAK, UPF, NIPCO, CADA, MAPI COUNCIL, AMSU and AMPFA in collaboration with JAC. Demanding justice for Athuan Abonmai, condemn brutal killing of Athuan Abonmai and great salute to the symbolic Leader of Manipur integrity. During the sit-in protest AMKIL President in charge Lourembam Nganbi Leima expressed that Athuan Abonmaiis a wise man and true man also thinking about Manipur and should be a Manipur and always shout oneness.
The All Manipur Students Guardians’ Organaition also condole the brutal killing of Athuan Abonmai, Sumati Sougrakpam Secretary of the association urged the government of Manipur to punished those culprits involved in the brutal murder of Athuan Abonmai.
All Tousem Students Union (ATSU) condemned the abduction and brutal killing of Athuan Abonmai, the former President and the advisor of the Zeliangrong Baudi on the fateful day of 22nd September 2021 as he came to attend the inauguration of various developmental projects taken up at Tamenglong district. The program was also attended by the Chief Minister of Manipur, N Biren Singh who also holds the home portfolio along with his fellow ministers and many high-ranking officials. Athuan Abonmai was abducted on the broad daylight within a tight security zone. For this very reason, the Chief Minister has apologized to the public for the security lapses.
ATSU further stated that “we see no reason and justification for demanding suspension of DC and SP Tamenglong by JAC and some CSOs since both were present along with the CM and his cabinets at the inauguration of Oxygen Plant at District Hospital which is about 15 kms far away from the incident of abduction”. It is also learned that district police and district administration Tamenglong were not given prior information about Late Athuan Abonmai attending the said programme when the threat matrix to his life was already there from before.

Manipuri mothers break silence, Warns government

Giving strong warning to both the government of India and the Government of Manipur, President of AMKIL, Lourembam Nganbi today lambasted both the center and state of unwanted consequences expressing suspicious of killing Athuan Abonmai as a conspiracy of the ruling regime in collusion with the NSCN-IM.
Speaking at the sideline of the mass protest demanding justice for Athuan Abonmai at Keishampat Leirenjam Leikai Community Hall, L. Nganbi said if the government have the intention to kill those who talk and stand about Manipur and those who spread the message of all Manipuri as one, then the mothers of Manipur will come forward.
“Kill us first, as a mother we are ready to protect every Manipuri of each community who speaks for peace, development and integrity of the state”, Nganbi said
She said that the government is trying to divert the issue by arresting some runners from Imphal area when the incident actually happen at Tamenglong amidst state and central security forces.
“Why the Indian Army and the State Security forces are not conducting combing operation at the camp of the NSCN-IM which they already know”, Nganbi questioned.

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