Zillai appeals ZC
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, March 07 2013:
The Zillai (Vaiphei students' Association) General Headquarters has warned of calling a 24-hour Churachandpur district bandh on March 16 if the Zomi Council fails to intervene and take appropriate action against the alleged physical harassment and threat to the wife of Lingsiphai village chief on Feb 24 by persons claiming to be members of Zomi Football Club.
In a communique to the apex Zomi body, Zomi Council, the Zillai while appealing the council to intervene in the matter, urged for the settlement of the case according to Zomi customary laws on or before March 13 .
The Zillai missive to the ZC mentioned that persons claiming to be members of Zomi Football Club harassed and threatened Tingboi w/o Khuplianmang Vaiphei, chief of Lingshiphai on Feb 24 in connection with a monetary demand.
The students' body alleged the ZFC members of using provocative words that could hurt the sentiments of the Vaiphei community.