Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma met his Manipur counterpart N Biren Singh on Saturday. Both the leaders likely discussed the backdrop of the ongoing violence in Manipur.
The incessant violence in Manipur between the Meitei and the Kuki communities is ongoing for than a month now.
Considering the situation, the Central government had to deploy paramilitary forces in an attempt to bring the situation under control. Recently, a fresh violence in the state claimed lives of three people on Friday.
The CBI affirmed that it has filed six FIRs and formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate whether there was a conspiracy behind the clashes in Manipur. This move by the CBI comes after CM Singh led Manipur government had noted six cases to the Centre for a investigation by the premier investigative agency.
The ban on the internet which was enforced on May 3 remains still in effect. The Supreme Court on Friday, ruled out the urgent listing of a plea against the suspension of internet services in the violence-hit state. The apex court noted that the High Court is seized of the matter.
Reports claimed, the Manipur violence has till now claimed hundreds of lives and many were left injured. Around 4,014 incidents of arson have been reported in the state. Furthermore, almost 144 stolen arms and ammunitions recovery has also been reported.
The top Court earlier had expressed concern over the loss of lives and properties in Manipur. Further, it also emphasized on taking necessary measures to re-establish normalcy in the state.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also toured the troubled state to take cognizance of the situation and take up measures to bring back normalcy in the law and order situation of the state.
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