IMPHAL, June 20: The JAC formed in connection with the death of Thangjam Diwajamani alias Nanao today called a press conference at the Naharol Leishemba Club (NLC) Thangmeiband Sinam Leikai and announced its dissolution today.
Speaking to media persons, the convenor of the JAC said that the JAC has been dissolved after most of its demands in connection with the death had been met by the government.
Thangjam Dwijamani, alias Nanao (32), a resident of Thangmeiband Sinam Leikai son of Th Babu Singh and a correspondent of Prime News channel and a DDK news stringer was allegedly shot dead in police firing while he was covering an arson incident at Thangmeiband Sinam Leikai on December 23, 2012.
The JAC formed in connection with the death of the journalist, had subsequently met with the Chief Minister and placed several demands before him.
Meanwhile, the JAC convenor said that the demands of the JAC had included allowing the family and the JAC to pursue a sou-moto case with the concerned police station and to punish for all guilty police personnel; construction of a memorial site near the area where the journalist was killed; extend help to the family members of the victim and releasing all those arrested during the protest against the killing.
He said most demands of the JAC has been fulfilled except for the punishment of all guilty personnel as a case is still on at the Court and the construction of the memorial site for the victim.
He further thanked the state Chief Minister, local MLA Kh Joykishan, AMWJU and the people of the state for uniting together against the killing of Nanao and further said that the demands would not have materialized without their support.
He continued, that the victim’s wife has already received the joining letter for the post of a teacher in a government school issued on June 15 by the Directorate of Education (s) and that she had already joined the school from June 17.
He has further appealed to all to contribute in the construction of the memorial site at the place where Nanao was cremated.
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