NHRC Issues Notices to the Manipur Government Over the Violence
21 July, 2023 | Anamika Singh Parihar
NHRC's Notices demanded answers on the status of the investigation of FIRs registered for violence, health condition of women and children and other injured persons.
The National Human Rights Council (NHRC) has sent notice to the Manipur government and asked for a detailed report in Four weeks.
The NHRC India has “taken cognizance of the complaint seeking its urgent intervention into the incident of the mob removing Five members of the political family from police custody in B Phainom village of Kangpokpi district in Manipur on May 4, 2023,” according to the complaint.
NHRC notice came amid the viral video of two Kuki women paraded naked in Manipur has surfaced on social media.
NHRC seeks answers on the status of FIRs filed against instances of violence
NHRC’s Notices demanded answers on the status of the investigation of the FIRs registered on the incident of violence, the health condition of the vulnerable people especially women and children and other injured persons, and relief assistance if any given to the victims.
Allegedly two women paraded naked by the crowd and then brutally gang-raped one of them. They also killed two people, who intervened to protect the women.
Supreme Court took Cognizance of the Manipur issue on Thursday
Earlier on Thursday Supreme Court took Suo Motu Cognizance over the matter asking the Centre and State governments to apprise them about the steps taken to bring down the culprits into the law. CJI Chandrachud noted the “Incident is just unacceptable”.
The monsoon Session of the parliament began on Thursday amid a ruckus over the incident. Since the Monsoon session began Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned various times as opposition have demanded statements from PM Modi in Parliament and then a thorough discussion over the Manipur ethnic violence.