Gaidon, Stephen remanded till Dec 22
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, December 08 2016:
The Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal East has rejected the bail plea of United Naga Council (UNC) president Gaidon Kamei and information secretary SK Stephen and they have been remanded to judicial custody till December 22 .
In the meantime, Tadubi police station has formally arrested both the UNC functionaries in connection with another case.
A single bench of the High Court of Manipur passed an order regarding a transfer petition filed by the Advocate General on the ground of urgency and public importance.
According to the order passed by the High Court, the AG submitted that an FIR number 12(11) 2016 registered at Mao police station was pending before the CJM Senapati Court in which UNC president Gaidon Kamei (52) and information secretary Shangkhel Stephen (36) were charged for offence under different sections of IPC.
The AG further submitted that the economic blockade is imposed by the United Naga Council and backed by other Naga organisations, of which the two arrested persons are key functionaries and it has been going since November 1, which has led to immense sufferings of the people of the State .
After hearing the Attorney General , the High Court directed that Gaidon Kamei and Shangkhel Stephen be produced before the Court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal East.