The Manipur police have made significant progress in the viral video case, where two women were paraded by a community in the state. In a recent development, they have successfully apprehended another accused involved in the incident. With this latest arrest, the total number of individuals held in connection with the case has reached five.
Ongoing Efforts to Nab Culprits
Law enforcement officials are actively pursuing the remaining suspects involved in the heinous act. The police are conducting thorough raids at multiple suspected hideouts to track down the culprits responsible for the incident.
Main Accused Remanded to Police Custody
Earlier, the police had arrested four main accused in connection with the viral video case. All of them have been remanded to 11-day police custody pending further investigation.
National Human Rights Commission’s Intervention
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken note of the incident and issued a notice to the Government of Manipur. The commission is seeking a detailed report on the matter within 4 weeks. The report is expected to include the status of the investigation, the health status of the victim women and other injured individuals, as well as any compensation granted to the aggrieved families.
Barbaric Incident Sparks Outrage
The incident involved a mob taking away five members of a tribal family from police custody, during which the two women were allegedly paraded naked, one was brutally gang-raped, and two male members of the family were murdered while trying to protect the women.
Commission’s Focus on Safeguarding Human Rights
The NHRC has expressed concern over the safety of citizens, especially women and vulnerable sections of society, and is keen to know about the steps being taken or proposed to be taken to prevent such barbaric incidents in the future.
As the investigation continues, the Manipur police are determined to bring all the culprits to justice and ensure that such atrocities are not repeated in the state. The case has sparked widespread outrage, and authorities are under pressure to take swift action against those responsible.
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