Manipur HC seeks SIT probe status into 3 Manipuri youths killing case

Imphal, January 15: The Manipur High Court has directed the Army and other respondents in Lt. Colonel Dharamvir Singh’s petition to produce status report of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the killing of three Manipur youths in 2010 by January 16.

Three Manipuri youths namely Hijam Naobi, RK Ronel and Thounoajam Prem were allegedly abducted and killed on March 10, 2010, allegedly by 3 Counter Intelligence Surveillance Unit of 3 Corps Rangapahar.

Last July, Singh submitted an affidavit naming six CISU personnel who had sought awards for killing the five persons.

Singh had filed a petition on November 5 challenging the “summary of evidence”.