Manipur violence CBI team led by director to probe into killing of missing youths says CM Biren Singh

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Manipur has been on a boil since May 3 after ethnic clashes broke out between Meiteis and Kukis in the northeastern state when a ‘Tribal Solidarity March’ was organised in the hill districts to protest against the majority Meitei community’s demand for Scheduled Tribe status CBI director along with a specialised team is going to investigate the killing of two youths who had been missing since July 6, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh announced. On Tuesday, the state witnessed violent protests by students after photos of the bodies of the two missing youths went viral on social media.

Which resulted in the enforcement of the mobile ban again At least, 45 students, many of them girls, were injured in Imphal Valley on Tuesday as the police fired tear gas shells and baton-charged protesters Informing that he is in constant touch with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the CM on X said, “In light of the distressing news that emerged yesterday regarding the tragic demise of the missing students, I want to assure the people of the State that both the state and central government are closely working together to nab the perpetrators

Further expedite this crucial investigation, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director, along with a specialised team, will be arriving in Imphal tomorrow morning on a special flight. Their presence underscores the commitment of our authorities to swiftly resolve this matter Singh said Meanwhile, the Directorate of Education Schools, Manipur, has declared three days of holiday in all schools in the state. According to the orders, all schools, including government, state government-aided, and private unaided schools within the state, will be temporarily closed on September 27 and 29



Students and parents have been advised to contact the respective school and administration for detailsMore than 175 people have been killed and several hundreds injured since ethnic clashes broke out in the northeastern state on May 3 Manipur Violence News LIVE: Several photos of the deceased bodies of two missing Meitei teenagers appeared on the internet who were allegedly killed by suspected Kuki militants. In the images, one shows the two students’ dead bodies, while the other one shows them sitting in fear with two armed men in the background

Imphal took to the streets on 26 September. A large number of students gathered and staged a demonstration in Imphal seeking justice for the two Meitei students, who went missing on 6 July – during the peak of ethnic violence in the stateMobile internet services were suspended for five days in Manipur. The curbs will remain effective in the state till 7.45 pm on 1 October 2023. The Manipur government Tuesday said all the government, aided and private unaided schools will be closed till Friday in view of the prevailing law and order situation in the state

The parents of a 17-year-old student who was allegedly killed by armed miscreants in violence-hit Manipur were distressed when they got to know about their kid’s demisesituation remained calm but tense in Singjamei area of Imphal on Wednesday morning after a clash between students and Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel left 45 protesters injured the previous nightManipur Police, CRPF and RAF personnel were seen deployed in strength throughout Imphal Valley in anticipation of possible protests and violence

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