Driver allegedly tortured by security personnel


IMPHAL Sept 13: In yet another incident of excessive behaviour committed by security forces, a driver identified as Lairenlakpam Bhumeshor Singh, 35, s/o of L Ibobi Singh of Lamlai Mayai Leikai presently residing at Yorbung Maning Leikai was brutally assaulted by security forces after he has was picked up from his residence last night.

The victim was evacuated to the JNIMS, Porompat in critical condition by the family members this early morning soon after he was released.

According to a family member, he was working as driver of the president of the Lamlai Kendra congress committee N Irabot Singh, since last many months.

He further narrated that, the combined team of Manipur police commandos and personnel of the Assam Rifles numbering around 30 who came on two Gypsy vehicles and one 407 mini truck yesterday midnight forcibly entered into the house where he is staying at Yorbung Maning Leikai yesterday midnight after breaking through the main door and later he was taken out from the house by those security forces after blind folded, thereafter he subjected to third degree tortured while he was interrogated by the security forces at secluded areas last night.

He said, he was charged as members of KYKL and involved in various cases of terrorism, but he did not gave any answer to the allegation made by the security forces last night as he did never committed the crime, and whatever the security action against him was caused by the instigation from some one else.

He also mentioned that, the security forces after he was brutally tortured, for whole night he was again brought to his home by the security forces after letting the his wife and younger brother to signed in a paper this early morning around 4am.

Thereafter he was evacuated to JNIMS for the treatment by the family members around 7 am.

In the meantime, Yorbung Youth club, Yorbung village development committee and Ima Thambal Lairembi Meirapaibi Nupi Kanglup strongly condemned against the incident of atrocities committed by the security forces upon victim Bhumeshore Singh on being suspect of nexus with UG such activities of security excess to any individual without verification of the individual must be stopped in the future to come as the victim is survived by his wife and two children by serving as driver profession for the earning they added.


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