Manipur Violence: Congress MP Randeep Singh Surjewala on Friday alleged that Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi knew about the Manipur horrific incident for a month.
#WATCH | Delhi: “The video came out for the first time on July 18-19. Manipur CM N Biren Singh and the BJP Govt knew about this. Home Minister Amit Shah knew about it for a month, and PM Modi also knew about it. What happened to their conscience? As soon as the video came out,… pic.twitter.com/NyznwlZutr
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He also said that the Narendra Modi led-Central Government and Manipur’s BJP Government are trying to push the people of the state towards violence.
“The video came out for the first time on July 18-19. Manipur CM N Biren Singh and the BJP Govt knew about this. Home Minister Amit Shah knew about it for a month, and PM Modi also knew about it. What happened to their conscience? As soon as the video came out, there was an uproar in the entire country. As a result, the accused was arrested within 24 hours…The Modi Govt and Manipur’s BJP Govt are trying to push the people of the state into violence,” Congress MP Randeep Singh Surjewala.
On July 19, in a deeply disturbing incident from Manipur, two women were subjected to an appalling act of violence. They were reportedly paraded naked on a road by a group of men. The incident has rightfully sparked massive condemnation, with calls for swift action to bring the perpetrators to justice and ensure the safety and dignity of all individuals.
On social media, this horrifying video is widely shared which caught the eye of the nation on Wednesday evening.
However, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday informed that two people including the main accused in the case was arrested by the police.
Addressing the media, Manipur CM said, “One was arrested yesterday and recently I got information that another one has also been arrested now. The interrogation is going on. The state police have arrested the suspected main culprit and those who involve have also been arrested and will be booked as per the law.”
“Suddenly one video clip become viral all over the nation. This was really shocking and today after seeing the viral video all the legislature of the ruling party condemns the heinous crime,” Singh added.
Manipur CM also reiterated that the state government will make all out efforts to get capital punishment for the accused.