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Miscreants threaten rights activist Sobita Mangsatabam

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, Feb 22:

Women and child rights activist Sobita Mangsatabam, who is also the secretary of Women Action for Development (WAD) has been reportedly threatened by an unknown miscreant on the morning of February 20.
As per report two unknown persons coming on Red Colour Activa Scooter bearing number MN01AC 3426 parked the scooter in front of the gate of the office of the WAD and shouted several slang words and pushed the gate at around 9.45 am on Saturday. The report said the shouting was heard by the eldest son of Sobita, however, avoided thinking it to be an argument at the Advanced Hospital as it usually use to happen between the Hospital Authority and the Patient Parties.
At about 12.30 pm, the caretaker of the office compound went out to buy some goods where she was informed by the shop owner near the office gate that there were two person came on the scooter and shouted against the name of Sobita using uncivilized and barbaric words which challenged the modesty and reputation of women, the report added.
It could be mentioned that earlier in August, 2017 Ms. M. Sobita was subject to threat, intimidation and harassment by unknown miscreants. Yet again she was threatened on 29th of July, 2019 by a person with gun. Ms. Sobita Mangsatabam has been serving as the Secretary of WAD and as the Convener of Women Committee of UNMM  and has been working for the rights of deprived women in the state.
“WAD strongly believes that such an act was well planned and coordinated by some vested interest group of people to challenge the work of Ms. Sobita. We consider this matter very seriously and highly condemn such an act”, a statement said.

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