MHRC registers suo-motu case against bomb attack

MHRC has directed chief secretary, DGP, special secretary (home); superintendent of police, Imphal West to submit the status report of the investigation of the case by February 25.


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The Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) on Wednesday registered a suo-motu case against the recent bomb attack on media firm Poknapham/People’s Chronicle.

MHRC has taken into account that the illegal acts have violated certain basic human rights of the people in the state. The act should be considered to be an act of terrorism and the state government must take up immediate action to trace and find out the culprits and punish them according to law.

MHRC has directed chief secretary, Government of Manipur; DGP; special secretary (home); superintendent of police, Imphal West to submit the status report of the investigation of the case by February 25.

MHRC stated that their prompt actions are highly necessary and they should provide adequate security to the media house.

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First Published:Feb. 19, 2021, 9:36 p.m.

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