Imphal: Manipur government will not spare any culprits involved in the assault of a daily local vernacular correspondent E. Rameshore irrespective of any political party, chief minister N. Biren Singh said on Wednesday.
Biren made the remark during a visit at palace compound for a meeting with members of Pandit Loishang, a traditional scholars body.
Responding to reporters he said any culprits involved in assaulting Rameshore will not be spared. The state government will book any person involved irrespective of political party. He said the duty of a police is to take precautionary measures against any unwanted happenings or crime instead of reporting an incident after it is occurred.
He advised the police department to take precautionary measures before occurring of any crime in connection with the election clash.
The state has already passed law against mob lynching and the government will not tolerate all kinds of mob violence, the chief minister said.
At least 13 names have been mentioned in the complaint filed by the scribe’s family. No person have been arrested so far. Police says house to house search operation is still continuing.
Biren appealed all the intending candidate not to create violence during election campaign. Each citizen is going to cast a secret vote, he said.