Manipur: Cheiraoba gang rape invites criticism from various sections; police lauded for speedy action!

IMPHAL, April 21, 2017: The Thadou Students’ Association vehemently condemned the inhumane act of the gang members who raped two school going students on the fateful night of April 14 (Cheiraoba day) near Lamlong Bazar in Imphal East district.

A release said TSA appreciates the Manipur police team who investigated the matter promptly and arrested the culprits.

“We would like to request the state authority to take up the issue with utmost attention and expedite the case within the timeframe as stated by the POCSO law in bringing timely justice” , it added.

It is laudable that Nemcha Kipgen, Minister for Social Welfare, personally intervened into the matter and assured all possible support to the highly traumatised victims and their families, continued the release.

Further it maintained there is no excuse for rape and sexual assault in a civilized society, and as such every member of our society must say a big NO to it, and all civil organisations and public along with the government must put up a strong fight against any form of sexual assault and violence against women and children.

Source: Imphal Free Press