Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families Association, Manipur (EEVFAM) and Human Rights Alert (HRA) strongly condemn the denial of prosecution sanction of some police personnel while granting prosecution sanction for some other police personnel involved in the same extrajudicial killing.
(1)Mr. Nongmaithem Rameshwor Singh (A-6),
(2)Baremron Khamjai (A-8),
(3)Khundrakpam Ranjeet Singh (A-9) and
(4)Leitanthem Sharat Singh (A-10)
However the Government of Manipur denied prosecution sanction against the four accused vide letter no. 2/8(5)/2018-H(CBI) (EJK) 25 dated 05.12.2022 by Mr. Rehanuddin Choudhury, Joint Secretary (Home) Government of Manipur.
In a democracy where there is rule of law the government is duty bound to ensure that no perpetrators of the crime are left scot-free and they are to be punished as per the law of the land. Such acts of the Government of Manipur to denied prosecution sanction to a group of perpetrators of crime while giving prosecution sanction to another group involved in the same incident is down right arbitrary and discriminatory. EEVFAM and HRA humbly appeal to the Government that prosecution sanction be granted to all the accused against whom triable evidence have been found by the CBI/SIT so that court can conduct a fair trial to determine if they are acquitted or convicted as per the law.