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Allegation of custodial torture rocks Manipur, call for Judicial inquiry

The death of a man following alleged custodial torture has triggered a massive controversy in Manipur.

The death of a man following alleged custodial torture has triggered a massive controversy in Manipur. A Joint Action Committee formed to seek justice in the case today staged a protest outside Chief Minister N Biren Singh’s residence demanding judicial inquiry into the incident.

38-year-old Arambam Nanao from Sagolband Kangabam Leikai was picked up by a police team comprising sub inspector Th Jitendro from his residence on the morning of May 2nd.

Nanao, who was released later in the afternoon the same day had to be rushed to RIMS after he collapsed. Nanao, a goldsmith by profession, passed away at RIMS in the evening, leading to protests. Alleged injury marks were also seen on his body.

As per inputs, a complaint was lodged by an unknown person that Nanao had borrowed a certain amount of money from him and failed to return it soon.
Nanao is survived by his wife and three children.

First Published: 4th May, 2022 21:49 IST



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