IMPHAL, May 22: Hundreds of people on Tuesday took out a mass rally at the Tamenglong headquarters to protest against the gangrape case of Zangthaliu Kamei and, rape and murder case of Keisham Premila.
The protest rally and public meeting were organized by the concerned two JACs with the help of 10 civil societies. The demonstration was participated by students, leaders of the NGOs and many people from the district headquarters.
All the markets were shut down and vehicular traffic was brought to a grinding halt affecting normal life in the district headquarters due to the rally.
The demonstrators held placards which read ‘Hang the culprit’, ‘Stop violence against women’ and ‘We want speedy Justice.’
A memorandum was also submitted to the Deputy Commissioner, Senapati district regarding the two cases.
The 10 NGOs are Zelianrong Union, Tamenglong Zone, Zeliangrong Students’ Union, Manipur, Zelianrong Baudi (Assam, Manipur and Nagaland), zeliangrong Women’s Union, Manipur, Zeliangrong Youth Front (Assam, Manipur andNagaland), Ruangmeipui Phuam, Trader Association, Tamenglong District, Vegetable Vendors Association, Tamenglong, District Concern Development Association and Zeliangrong Elders’ Forum, Tamenglong District.