Imphal: A candle light prayer for justice to deceased 14 years old rape victim who passed away at RIMS ICU was held on Monday evening in front of DDAM Office at Oinam Sawongbung Awang Leikai.
The candle lighters jointly chanted slogans such as “We want Justice, Award befitting punishment to culprits” and also put up placards demanding the same.
Speaking on the occasion, General Secretary of Oinam Sawombung Young Citizens Organisation (OSYCO) Kh. Sanjoy said that the unfortunate incident is one of the most heartbreaking incidents that even animals do not commit.
He said that even animals love and help each other but this very incident of boyfriend gang raping his girlfriend is unbearable and pure torture.
The culprits have committed a heinous crime and must be awarded befitting punishment, Sanjoy said.
He also appealed that one must not play politics to save the accused persons involved in the case but that they should not be spared considering the heinous crime they have committed.
Members of DDAM, OSYCO and localities from different corners of the area took part in the Candle lighting.