IMPHAL, May 13: Perturbed at the state Home department’s inaction, several women social organizations today threatened to launch intense agitation against the recent life attempt on Mala Lisham, chairperson, Child Welfare Committee by a police constable attached to Narcotic Cells, Imphal West.
State Home Department is once again urged to take punitive action against constable Md Basir who tried to kill Mala with a licensed gun or intense agitation will be launched, Pati Golmei, president, Rongmei Lu Phuam (Assam, Manipur and Nagaland) warned while addressing a press meet at the Press Club here.
Representatives of Association for the Development of Indigenous Women and Child Care, All Manipur Muslim Women Development and Organisation, and Chingtam United Women Association who were also present at the press meet condemned the attack.
Mala was fired upon while driving a car by the accused at Thoubal Haokha in Thoubal district on May 4.
Many civil society bodies in the state have condemned the life attempt on the social activist demanding punitive action against the accused.
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