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Manipur Violence News Highlights: Protests continue over students' killing incident, AFSPA extended for 6 months

Manipur Violence News LIVE: Union Home Minister Amit Shah assured Chief Minister N Biren Singh of quick action in dealing with the culprits responsible for kidnapping and killing two youths.

Women take part in a candlelight vigil against the 'killing' of two missing students by unknown miscreants and demand peace in Manipur, Imphal, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023. (PTI)Premium
Women take part in a candlelight vigil against the 'killing' of two missing students by unknown miscreants and demand peace in Manipur, Imphal, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023. (PTI)

Manipur Violence News LIVE: Several photos of the deceased bodies of two missing Meitei teenagers appeared on the internet who were allegedly killed by suspected Kuki militants. In the images, one shows the two students’ dead bodies, while the other one shows them sitting in fear with two armed men in the background.

Following this, thousands of students in Imphal took to the streets on 26 September. A large number of students gathered and staged a demonstration in Imphal seeking justice for the two Meitei students, who went missing on 6 July – during the peak of ethnic violence in the state.

Mobile internet services were suspended for five days in Manipur. The curbs will remain effective in the state till 7.45 pm on 1 October 2023. The Manipur government Tuesday said all the government, aided and private unaided schools will be closed till Friday in view of the prevailing law and order situation in the state.

The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act or AFSPA was extended by another six months in Manipur on Wednesday barring 19 police stations falling under the Imphal valley and an area that shares its boundary with neighboring Assam.

Catch all the LIVE updates on Manipur news here, 

27 Sep 2023, 06:44:03 AM IST

Manipur News LIVE: ‘Why he cannot find a day to visit Manipur’, Jairam Ramesh takes a dig at PM Modi

The Congress General Secretary in Charge of Communications, Jairam Ramesh, on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Manipur violence, saying why he cannot find a day to visit Manipur is simply beyond any understanding.

“The Prime Minister is roaming around different states, leaving behind his trademark trail of lies, abuses, and insults. Why he cannot find a day to visit Manipur is simply beyond any understanding," he said in a post on X.

27 Sep 2023, 06:38:59 AM IST

Manipur News LIVE: CBI Special Director, other officials to visit Manipur to investigate murder of two students

CBI Special Director Ajay Bhatnagar will reach Manipur on Wednesday in a special flight along with other officials to investigate the murder of two students by suspected armed men, official sources said.

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