CORE appeals NHRC on Robinhood killing


IMPHAL, July 23: The Centre for Organisation Research & Education (CORE) has submitted a written complaint to the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission seeking the commission to direct the State government of Manipur `to constitute a judicial enquiry in connection with the extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary execution of Sapam Robinhood Singh.`™

In his written complaint, laifungbam Debabrata Roy has stated the details of the incident where in Sapam Robinhood a student was killed in police action on July 8 and a narrative of the incident.

He has further briefed in his complaint that till the filing of this complaint, `there is no report of any actions taken upon those police personnel who were involved in the summary, arbitrary or extrajudicial, or administrative execution to the minor in the name of law and order in the Imphal on July 8.`

The complaint as such has appealed to the commission to direct the DGP of Manipur to immediately register a regular FIR on the basis of the report to him and the OC, Porompat Police Station, filed by the parents of the victim and initiate criminal investigation against those involve in the extrajudicial execution and prosecute any police personnel who are found guilty, to direct the State DGP to immediately suspend all errant Manipur police personnel immediately who were involved in the extrajudicial execution of Sapam Robinhood Singh; to direct the government of Manipur to award a sum Rs. 10, 00000 only as interim compensation to the bereaved family and to take up any other necessary actions which the commission consider deem fit and proper in the facts and circumstances of the present case.


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