Five more arrested, remanded in custody in connection with vulgar Facebook page

The court after considering the nature of the alleged offence and stage of the investigation, the prayer of the investigating officer for remanding them in police custody, was granted for five days.


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Imphal Police arrested five more members of a vulgar Facebook page and produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West with seven-day police custody remand.

They were remanded in five-day police custody till June 29. 

The five newly arrested members are Victor Sorokhaibam alias Ngongo Singh, 28, son of S Chaoba Singh of Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai; Khuraijam Surjakanta alias Dhoko Singh ,28, son of (L) Kh Binod Singh of Singjamei Chinga Mathak; Konjengbam Arunkumar alias Franky alias Bul Bul Singh ,29, son of K Mani Singh of Kwakeithel Lamdong Leikai; Soibam Singhajit Singh, 28, years son of S Jugindro Singh of Singda Karang Part – I and Oinam Nanao Singh ,33, son of (L) O Haimo Singh of Top Moirang Kampu.

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They are charged of being members of a vulgar Facebook group called “Kanglei Emagi...” and they had allegedly uploaded pornographic content in the said Facebook page by morphing pictures and videos downloaded from other Facebook accounts, and captioning them with bad, obscene and hateful words, defaming their reputation and outraging the modesty of the women in the society.

The court after considering the nature of the alleged offence and stage of the investigation, the prayer of the investigating officer for remanding them in police custody, was granted for five days.

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First Published:June 25, 2021, 10:37 p.m.

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