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Kanon Devi death case: Police foils JAC bandh, but protest continues, JAC sets 72 hour total bandh

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Imphal, June 20: The Highway bandh called by the JAC formed against the death of Elangbam Kanon Devi was today foiled by a team of Thoubal police at around 10 am today morning. The JAC supporters however staged a sit-in-protest at New Market shed of Khangabok.
The 21 years old Elangbam Kanon Devi was found dead in a suspicious manner at around 9 am yesterday at a canal located about 100 meters from Thoubal Police station. Family had reported a missing case of the lady on June 13 at Thoubal Police station stating that she has been missing since June 11. The lady is stated to be mentally unsound. The body was found lying at the canal site in decomposed state. The materials found near the dead body suggested that she might have engaged in illicit sexual activities before she died. On the circumstances that the dead body was found the JAC alleged that the dead could have been murdered after being raped.
Some representatives of the JAC was allowed to meet the Chief Minister at around 11 am today to submit their grievances. The SP Thoubal and OC of the police station also present at the time of meeting with the Chief Minister.
The JAC urged the Chief Minister to produce and award befitting punishment to all those who are involved in the rape and murder of the girl with 72 hours. It also threatens serious form of agitation if the  government authority failed to find the culprits within the said given time.

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