Manipur violence

The Manipur police have arrested the fifth accused in the viral video case that has sparked outrage across the country. The video, which was shared on social media, shows a group of men assaulting a woman.

The police have identified the fifth accused as 20-year-old Prem Kumar, a resident of Imphal West district. He was arrested on July 19, 2023, from his home.

The four other accused in the case have already been arrested. They are:

  • 21-year-old Raju Singh
  • 20-year-old Suresh Singh
  • 22-year-old Rahul Singh
  • 23-year-old Rajesh Singh

The police are still on the lookout for one more accused, 24-year-old Vikas Singh.

The women’s rights activists in Manipur have demanded that the police take strict action against the accused. They have also called for the implementation of the Protection of Women from Sexual Harassment Act, 2013.

The video of the assault has sparked outrage across the country. Many people have taken to social media to express their disgust and demand justice for the victim.

The Manipur police have said that they are committed to bringing the perpetrators to justice. They have also urged people not to share the video, as it is being used to spread hatred and violence.

Here are some additional details about the case:

  • The video was filmed on July 16, 2023, in Imphal East district.
  • The victim is a 22-year-old woman who was walking home from work when she was attacked.
  • The men who assaulted her are her neighbors.
  • The men have been charged with sexual assault, criminal intimidation, and outraging the modesty of a woman.
  • The police are investigating the case and are trying to determine if there are any other victims.

The arrest of the fifth accused is a welcome development, but it is important to remember that there are still four other men who have yet to be brought to justice. The women’s rights activists in Manipur are right to demand that the police take strict action against the accused. The victim in this case deserves justice, and the men who assaulted her must be held accountable for their actions.

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