New Delhi: In the latest development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken a significant step by submitting a chargesheet against six individuals and a report involving a Child in Conflict with the Law (CCL) before the Special Judge, CBI Court at Guwahati, on Monday in the Manipur viral video case.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) initiated a case at the behest of the Manipur Government, following official directives from the Government of India, and took over the investigation of the case of the NSK Police Station in District Thoubal.
Further investigation is continuing, including the identification of other accused involved in the offences, among other aspects of the case.
It was alleged that, on May 4, a mob of approximately 900-1000 individuals, armed with sophisticated weapons, entered B Phainom village in the Kangpokpi District of Manipur, vandalised and set houses ablaze, looted properties, assaulted villagers, committed murders, sexually assaulted women.
Two women were allegedly sexually assaulted before being set free by a mob. A video of the incident had surfaced online, which caused uproar across the nation.
The horrific incident took place on May 4 in the Kangpokpi district, 35 kilometres from Imphal, according to the Indigenous Tribal Leaders Forum (ITLF). The tribal organisation alleged that the two women were subjected to a heinous gang rape in a field before being humiliated and dehumanised in public.
(With ANI Inputs)