Imphal: Under the umbrella of Joint Action Committee Against the Brutal Murder of Athuan Abonmai various women organisations staged protest demanding to book those involved in the murder of Athuan Abonmai.
Sit-ins were staged at Koirengei, Chingmeirong, Pantilong Gaipuinam, Namdulong, Ragailong, Kakhulong, Keishamthong, Mahabali, Moirangkhom, Majorkhul, Sangaiprou and Neikanlong.
“We demand the reason of killing Zeliangrong leader Athuan Abonmai. We will support any agitation taken up if the government fails to book the culprits,” at agitator at Chingrneirong said.
The protestors raised slogan, ” We want justice.”
Manipur Police had arrested two suspects in connection with the former Zeliangrong Baudi (Assam, Manipur and Nagaland) president Athuan Abonmai. They were produced before the court of Imphal West Chief Judicial Magistrate on Tuesday. They were remanded to 9-day police custody.
The police produced a sledge hammer, a spade and other materials, allegedly used in the murder of Abonmai.
Ministry of home affairs has directed the National Investigation Agency to investigate on the murder case of Athuan Abonmai.