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Manipur orders magisterial inquiry into May 6 incident

The Manipur government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the May 6 incident in which two persons were killed while trying to receive NSCN-IM leader T Muivah at Mao gate along the border with Nagaland.



Imphal: The Manipur government has
ordered a magisterial inquiry into the May 6 incident in which
two persons were killed while trying to receive NSCN-IM leader
T Muivah at Mao gate along the border with Nagaland.

In an official notification dated May 17 and issued
to the media on Tuesday, the government said the inquiry, to be
headed by Senapati District Magistrate Nidhi Kesarwani, would
find facts and circumstances that led to the incident.

The inquiry would recommend to prevent recurrence of
such incidents in the future, said the notification signed by
Kesarwani.

Earlier reports quoting official sources had said that
Loshua Mao (20) and Chakho Mao (20) were killed in a stampede
after police opened fire in the air to disperse the violent
crowd. But later reports did not mention about the stampede or
police firing.

The report of post-mortem was not disclosed by the
officials.

Keswarni sought information from various parties and
individuals having knowledge of the facts and circumstances
leading to killing of the duo and injury to several others.

The statements of the facts supported by affidavits
and documents relevant to this enquiry should reach the
district magistrate on or before May 31, the notification
said.

PTI

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