IMPHAL, April 30: The militant outfit Maoist Communist Party, Manipur (MCP) said N Bobbit or Bobby was involved in picking up of a minor boy in the absence of his parents whom the Lamsang police were suppose to arrest from their residence branding them to be cadres of MCP.
Taking responsibility of the child, Bobby let the Lamsang police to pick him up when nobody was present in his residence as the police team led by OC Sanjoy threatened that the child would not be released until his parents were handed to them, MCP said in a statement signed by its secretary, publicity and propaganda, comrade Nonglen Meitei on Monday.
It further said, later the parents of the child went to the police station along with Bobby and some family members as they trusted OC Sanjoy. On the contrary, the OC arrested the couple branding them to be members of MCP only because they provided shelter to the cadres of the outfit, MCP added.
Saying that the act of Bobby was offensive to the people and that it was a wrong step, MCP further stated that the outfit would not award him serious punishment this time, but would not spare him if he continues to do so in future.