CBI forms 5-member team to probe Manipur encounter killings

New Delhi, August 01 2017: The CBI has formed a 5-member team headed by am SP to probe encounter killings in Manipur . The Supreme Court had ordered the investigating agency to probe the alleged fake encounter killings that involve the Army, Assam Rifles, CRPF, BSF and police . A bench of Justices Madan B […]

Rabina, Sanjit death anniversary ‘Whose bullet killed Rabina still a mystery’

Imphal, July 23 2017: The 8th death anniversary of Thokchom Rabina and Chungkham Sanjit was observed today at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound under the aegis of the Working Committee of the Apunba Lup (WCAL) and the JAC Against the Brutal Killing of Th Rabina and Ch Sanjit . The death anniversary function was marked by […]

CM attends to 800 complaints on 3rd Meeyamgi Numit ; Aim of Govt to serve and not only develop : Biren

Imphal, July 15 2017: Thousands of people turned up to highlight their grievances to Chief Minister N Biren Singh on the third “Meeyamgi Numit” held at CM’s Secretariat today. The Chief Minister attended to as many as about 800 complaints personally and met nearly 3000 people from 8.30 am to 5.10 pm . On the […]

Manorama recalled with renewed call to repeal AFSPA

Imphal, July 11 2017: The 13th death anniversary of Thangjam Manorama was observed jointly by Apunba Lup and Thangjam Manorama Memorial Charitable Trust, Bamon Kampu at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound today . Offering of floral tributes to the portrait of Manorama, observing silence as a mark of respect to the departed souls of those killed […]

Manipur killings: Amicus Curiae on ‘Army & Constitutionalism’; No legal impediment to register FIRs, says Manipur

Murali Krishnan (Courtesy : Bar and Bench) The hearing in Supreme Court in the Manipur encounter killings with respect to cases in which Gauhati and Manipur High Courts had ordered judicial inquiries concluded on April 20 . The matter was heard by a Bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and UU Lalit, which reserved its […]

Crime and Punishment

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” said Martin Luther King. The administration of criminal justice system is primarily composed of the police, courts and prisons. The case flows through this system and the functioning of one component has ripple effects on the rest and hence, also on the final result of delivery of […]

SC upholds order against use of excessive force by army in Manipur

New Delhi, Apr 27 :In a huge setback to the Centre, the Supreme Court has re-affirmed its July 2016 order that the army or the Manipur police had violated human rights by killing innocent people in the guise of encounter of militants. The Court in its order had held that the army cannot use excessive […]

Senior advocate appearing for Manipur accepts lapse on the part of State Govt, SC asks State to suggest names for SIT Military cannot be subjected to FIR for its operations : Army

NEW DELHI, Apr 20 :The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and Manipur to suggest five names each of officials, ex-officials whom they deem fit are suitable for Special Investigating Team (SIT) to be constituted to investigate into the killings in which judicial inquiries have been conducted. The apex Court after perusing the names reserved […]

Sorting Through the Paper Trail of Fake Encounters in Manipur

At the Supreme Court’s asking, a rights group in Manipur is sorting through files pertaining to over 1,528 victims of alleged extra-judicial killings to place before the judges. Imphal (Manipur): What do 1,528 dead bodies look like? Three filing cabinets. In a dimly lit, dusty room in Manipur’s capital, thousands of files sit, marked or […]

Judicial investigations on Manipur encounters “biased” : Army to SC

New Delhi, Apr 19 :A day after it was rapped by the Supreme Court for remaining silent over rape and murder charges against its personnel in Manipur, the Army today said the judicial probes conducted into these charges were “biased” and slanted against them due to local factors. It alleged that the district Judges, who […]

Extra-judicial killing in Manipur Supreme Court asks Centre to segregate cases

New Delhi, Apr 7 :The Supreme Court asked the Centre today to segregate the cases related to the armed forces from the list of 265 incidents of extra-judicial killings in Manipur, which it would deal with first on a plea seeking probe into such alleged fake encounter killings. The apex Court, which said that 265 […]

Three held for defying court’s decision in Facebook

IMPHAL: Three persons, including admin of Facebook page ‘Manipur diary’ have been arrested under contempt of court charges for showing strong disapproval in the social media site against the decision of the district & sessions judge, Imphal West to grant anticipatory bail to an accused involved in a fake encounter case. The arrested trio have […]

Demanding justice in extra-judicial killings… Students march to Raj Bhavan

IMPHAL, Feb 27: Demanding justice in many fake encounter/extra judicial killing cases, students of different colleges marched toward the Raj Bhavan today under the aegis of Kangleipak Students’ Association (KSA). The students led by the KSA vice-president and the general secretary marched toward the Raj Bhavan from the direction of GP Women’s College and they […]

Manipur Elections 2017: A history of fake encounters opens up old wounds ahead of polls

On April 6, 2007, Mung Hangzo of Kokaithan locality in Imphal stepped out to the local market barely half a kilometre from his house. The day was Good Friday, and the counsellor at an NGO, working for the rehabilitation of those affected by drug addiction, wanted to buy a camera. He met two friends on […]

EEVFAM demands swift justice

IMPHAL, Feb 25: The Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) organised a protest at Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai today demanding justice for the Khwairamband Keithel killing case. Speaking to media persons, EEVFAM president Renu Takhellambam said that there are numerous cases of fake encounter in Manipur and an equally huge number of widows as […]

A day after Sanjit’s mother cry for justice, the victim’s father today said a person came to offer him Rs 20 lakh

Imphal, Feb 21: After Police constable Herojit had spelled out on how he shot dead Chungkham Shanjit in cold blood in the in famous July 23, 2009 Khwairambandh Keithel incident, father of the deceased, Chungkham Khelen today said that a close worker of MLA Dr. NG Bijoy of Khurai Assembly Constituency, identified as one Kenedy […]

BJP Demans Manipur Govt to speed up trial of pending cases including fake encounters and airport drug case

Imphal, 16 February 2017 (Evening News) : BJP Manipur Pradesh has demanded speedy trial of pending cases including Robinhood murder, fake encounter and Imphal Airport Drug seizure. BJP spokesperson and former minister Nongthongbam Biren told the media in a press meet held early this morning at the BJP office at Nityaipat Chuthek that the non […]

Rights groups appeal to‘fake encounter’ victim families

More than 700 families are yet to get in touch with the data collection process to record their statements and submit documents in connection with the 1528 cases of alleged fake encounter killings. A joint release of the Extrajudicial Executions Victim Families Association, Manipur and Human Rights Alert expressed happiness that the  Supreme Court of […]

NHRC’s order to pay compensation for ‘extra-judicial’ killings State Govt whittles down number from 34 to 28

IMPHAL, Jul 27: Of the 34 fake encounter victims whose families are to be compensated as per the recommendations of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the State Government is said to have omitted six names. NHRC had asked the State Government to pay Rs 5 lakh each as compensation to the families of all […]

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Govt lied to SC about compensation, say Manipur fake encounter victims

Ten days after the Supreme Court restrained the armed forces from using excessive force even in areas where Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act of 1958 is in force, the kin of 28 victims of extrajudicial killings in Manipur have accused the state government of lying to the apex court on payment of compensation. The SC […]

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