‘Sheer inhuman’: Smriti Irani slams Manipur CM N Biren Singh

Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani has condemned the gruesome incident shown in a viral video where two women are paraded naked and then gang-raped by a mob. Irani termed the incident as ‘condemnable and absolutely inhuman’ and told that she has spoken to Manipur CM N Biren Singh.

“The horrific video of sexual assault of 2 women from Manipur is condemnable and downright inhuman. Spoke to CM @NBirenSingh ji, who has informed me that the investigation is still underway & has assured that no effort will be spared to bring the culprits to justice,” tweeted Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday. Did.

Manipur Police’s official response to the viral video was in a press note issued by Superintendent of Police (SP) K Meghchandra Singh. According to the press note, a case of kidnapping, gangrape and murder has been registered against unidentified miscreants at Nongpok Semai police station in Thoubal district. It further said that the investigation has started and the state police is making ‘all out efforts’; So that the culprits can be arrested.

The purported viral video has kicked up a political storm ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament that begins on July 20. congress leader Rahul Gandhi Questioning the central government in his tweet, he has claimed that the silence of the Prime Minister has pushed the state towards anarchy.

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Updated: July 20, 2023, 06:32 AM IST