By Devanand Sharma
Imphal (Manipur), Nov 6 : JAC today submitted a memorandum to the Governor, requesting him to launch a drive to find out the 2 missing school students.
The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of two missing boys- Avinash Maibam (16) and Anthony Ningthoujam (19) – on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Governor Anusuiya Uikey.
Ngariyambam Khomba, a resident of Akham requested the Governor and other competent authorities to launch a drive to find the missing boys.
One of the boys who went missing is a schoolboy minor of class 10. Both of them are from Akham Awang Leikai under Lamshang Police Station, Imphal West District.
Meanwhile the Hundreds of students staged a protest at Keishampat Junction ; demands justice for two missing boys Hundreds of school students staged a protest rally demanding justice for two boys who were missing since Sunday.
The two boys- Avinash Maibam (16) and Anthony Ningthoujam (19) -went to Sekmai on Sunday to attend meeting. It is reported that the mobile phones of missing persons were traced near Senapati oil pump on Monday investigations is underway said police .
Lamshang Police Station Under imphal west has registered a missing case of two youths. It is reported that the duo went out together in one two-wheeler bike Jawa at around 09 am on Sunday and have not returned till date.
Police sources said there is no report of bodies found at Koubru Leikha.
On the hand Governor of Manipur gave assurance that the state is working proactively to find the missing youths: MLA Rajen
After meeting the Governor Anusuiya Uikey today eveing , MLA of Lamshang Assembly Constituency Sorokhaibam Rajen said the Governor gave assurance to the JAC and locals that the state is working proactively to find the missing youths.
The Naga Peoples’ Organization (NPO) Tahamzam, Senapati, has said the Naga apex body was extremely annoyed by the dastardly act of some miscreants who intentionally dropped the cell phones of the two missing Meitei youths – Anvish Maibam (16 yrs) and Ningthoujam Anthony (19 yrs) at Senapati District HQ.
In a statement issued on Monday, NPO said: “This deceitful act is intended to drag the Nagas and flare up misunderstandings between different communities.” It sternly reminded the warring communities to refrain from dragging the Nagas into the conflict.
NPO stated that the two youths went missing on the 5th of November and were suspected to be kidnapped by unknown miscreants. Nagas of Senapati has been constantly nurturing neutrality but unscrupulous miscreants tend to scapegoat those not involved and as such the diabolic ploy to mislead the public is outrightly condemned by the NPO, it said.
The organisation stated that it would not leave any stones un-turn to find out the culprit and befitting punishment be meted out.
The NPO also asserted that it upheld the standing resolution No. 2 on May 5, 2023 of the joint meeting of the Tribe Hohos and the Executives of NPO, that “no Meitei or Kuki should create any problem in Senapati District,” and reiterated it would continue to extend logistical support to both the Meitei and Kuki who are stranded.