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NIPCO urges Govt for justice in connection with Rozer killing

IMPHAL, March 27: The Asti ritual of late Irom Rozer Singh who was killed during the Yaoshang festival on March 20, allegedly shot dead by N Ajay s/o minister N Biren, was performed today. Amidst tight security arrangement, friends and relatives of the dead lad also conducted a procession starting from Wangkhei Angom leikai and reaching till Ghari, the site of the shooting incident.
During the procession, the mourners hold placards demanding justice for the Irom Rozer, CBI enquiry of the incident, resignation of minister N Biren on moral grounds, etc.
Meanwhile, the National Identity Protection Committee (NIPCO) has expressed its concern and strong condemnation against the recent firing incident that took place near Ghari village along the Tiddim road under Singjamei police station resulting in the killing of one Irom Rozer Singh, 21, s/o I Lokendro of Wangkhei Angom Leikai on March 20 around 2.00pm involving Nongthombam Ajay Singh, 27, s/o state IFCD, minister N Biren of Luwangshangbam Mamang Leikai.
A release of the committee has appealed the concerned government authorities to take up necessary investigation into the case in order to bring justice. On the other hand the very incident was not first of kind in the state, as there has been many cases of muder and crimes in the state involving relatives and families of ministers and MLAs of the state.
it has furter added that easy provision of escorts, giving license guns to the sons and family members of MLAs and minister in the state has led them to think of themselves as above the law and such activities should be seriously dealt by this SPF government thinking for the welfare of the people of the state.
The release further mentioned that, during the last year the Advocate General of the state was shot and injured by the license gun belonging to one of the cabinet minister on the way return from Ukhrul. The matter has been kept in silence by the state government, likewise the people are also apprehensive of the possibilities of concealing the recent firing case resulting to the death of Irom Rajer by the government and that the people are still awaiting the commitment given by the Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh in the Assembly session that, any body else involved in the incident will not be spare and they will be punish as per the rules of law, the release added.



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