Imphal April 1,
Co- Convenor of JAC against the custodial killing of S.M. Manjur Ahmed, Miraz Shah questioned whether the deceased Manjur was a scapegoat in order to protect the high profile police officers to the escape of Nando.
Speaking in a public meeting held by JAC against the custodial killing of S.M. Manjur Ahmed at Orient Coaching institute situated at Hatta, Miraz said that they only want justice for the deceased. He further said that no positive response to the JAC was given from the government side regarding the memorandum submitted to CM where they appealed the government to hand over the case to CBI because they cannot trust the police department as it was a case of police personnel killing other police and also to take up an FIR against the culprits. He also said that without delivering such simple demands how can they talked with the government. Responsible steps should be taken up first he added.
He also said that many cases of such extrajudicial killings happened in the past and now also without delivering justice and asked whether justice will not be delivered to them. He added that lessons need to teach for such government, government officials.
Miraz further questioned the police colleagues why they were silent and not supporting the custodial death of their colleague. He added that the police personnel should show solidarity to them.
The public meeting was attended by Salim Jalald Convenor of the JAC, Jakir Hussain Advisor of the JAC, SM Jalal Convenor of AMMCOC and convenor of JCILPS Yumnamcha Dilip.