Students block Imphal-Moreh road

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Pothashang News Service

Imphal, January 24, 2018: Lilong Haoreibi college students today blocked Imphal Moreh at Lilong Usoipokpi area in protest against the government failure to take against the College principal Md Sahidur Rahman for misappropriation of college fund.

The students blocked the road since 11 this morning till 1 pm. The students took out the benches and desk from the college and to block the road. Some people who were not students of the college started burning the waiting shed of the college. It was however extinguised by the students.

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A police team of police came and controlled the situation. The SP arranged meeting of the students with the DC of Thoubal district. Later, and a student representatives were allowed to talk with the education minister Th. Radheshyam. The minister assured the students of prompt action against the principal after proper investigation before January 28. The student body after getting assurance suspended the agitation.

The agitating students submitted a memorandum to the government regarding the matter for taking up appropriate action against the college principal for misappropriation of Fund. As no action has been taken up the students were resorted to protest. The ongoing practical examinations in the college were halted due to the agitation.

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