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Manipur Viral Video: House of main culprit set ablaze by women protestors

Main culprit of Manipur women Viral video.
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India: The Manipur viral video where two women were paraded nakedly among a mob of 800-1000 men has left the nation in anger. As per latest reports, house of one of the main accused was set ablaze by a mob after the incident came to limelight. The incident actually happened on 4th may and got viral recently. The culprit was identified as Huirem Herodas Meitei of Pechi Awang Leikai. He was arrested by the police as it can be seen in the video that he was dragging on of the women by holding her private parts.

A video surfaced on the internet which shows a group of protestors mostly women set the house of the culprit on fire. Four men have been arrested who were the main accused in the incident that happened with two tribal women in Kangpokpi district. Huirem Herodas Meitei was leading the mob at B. Phainom village of Kangpokpi district and angered by this, his house was set on blaze. Meanwhile, the police is putting all the efforts to identify and arrest other people who were involved in the shameless act.

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Supreme Court says deeply disturbing

The Supreme Court also took suo motu cognisance of the viral video on Thursday and stated that it was “deeply disturbing” as well as the “grossest violation of constitutional rights”. It asked an explanations from the Central and the state governments. The supreme Court also directed both the governments to take immediate action. Asked them to ensure that such incidents do not recur, threatening to “step in” if action isn’t taken. Meanwhile, opposition parties like Congress, have asked for Singh to step down as the chief minister, alleging he failed to govern.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed his anger and said that his heart is filled with anguish and anger over the horrific video. He said “I want to assure the nation, no guilty will be spared. Action will be taken according to the law. What happened to the daughters of Manipur can never be forgiven,”. He said this in his remarks before the start of the monsoon session of parliament. “As I stand infront of this temple of democracy, my heart is filled with pain and anger. The Manipur incident is shameful for any civilised nation. The entire country has been shamed.”

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