Prayer meeting held for 1528 victims of alleged fake encounter in Manipur

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IMPHAL, Dec 7: A candlelight prayer meeting was held today evening at Takhellambam Leikai Youth Club ground in solidarity with the 1528 victims of `fake encounters` seeking justice from the Supreme Court.

The prayer meeting organized by Extrajudicial Executive Victims`™ Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) was attended by representatives of various civil society organizations including Apunba Lup, Kangla Mei, CLK, Tammi-Chingmi, AMKIL, NIPCCO etc.

EEVFAM president Renu Takhellambam speaking to media persons said the prayer meeting was held to pray for justice as the Supreme Court will hold the hearing of the cases on December 8, 9 and 10.

`We have lighted 1528 candles remembering the 1528 victims and praying to God for justice,` she said.

She appealed to the families of the victims to light up a candle infront of their respective gates on December 8, 9 and 10.

She also appealed to the people for support.

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