Manipur Inner Line Permit row: Count of students arrested reaches 30

By Imphal Free Press for

IMPHAL, May 31: At least 30 student protestors have been arrested so far during ILPS related protests and scores of students have been injured.

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Speaking to media persons at its Keishampat office, JCILPS Students Wing convenor Oinam Nandababu said that 30 students has been arrested by the police and many others sustained injuries from police actions..

He said out of the 30 arrested students, 14 students each are being kept at Langthabal and Thangmeiband Children Home and one each at Takyel Children home and Central Jail.

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Condemning the police brutality while confronting the student protestors, Nandababu demanded the unconditional release of the 30 arrested students and five KSA volunteers, asserting that the government cannot suppress the people’s movement.

He declared that the student’s wing is ready to take up all necessary steps to actuate the series of agitations which the JCILPS had announced earlier.

Meanwhile, pro-ILPS movements continued in many areas of the valley with the agitators blocking roads at Kongba, Konung Mamang, Tiddim road and Mayai Lambi Road.

The news is taken, with permission, from Imphal Free Press.