Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, October 07 2011:
Expressing appreciation to Hqs IGAR (S) for instituting an Army Court of Inquiry into the alleged excesses of 43 Assam Rifles personnel on women agitators, Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee (SHDDC) has urged the AR authority to hold inquiry sittings at either Kangpokpi or Gamnom-Sapormeina PS.
SHDDC also clarified that responding to the September 22 summon, the committee sent its legal consultant to the Court of Inquiry.
However, representation was not permitted by the Court, SHDDC added.
Regarding September 29 summon, SHDDC made it clear that the committee did not receive summon letter at all.
SHDDC regretted that its representatives could not be present with response to summon issued on October 4 as there were threats to the committee members from different sections.
SHDDC also made it clear that committee representatives would not be able to attend the inquiry sittings at Hqs IGAR (S), Imphal.
It urged the AR authority to make all future correspondence through Additional District Magistrate, Kangpokpi.