Imphal: The JAC of late Inspector Lisham Premchand and his family members have demanded the state government to deliver early justice for the former officer in charge of Nambol Police Station who suffered a fatal injury at the hands of a mob while conducting a drive to bust a drug concealment.
Addressing media persons, the elder brother of the deceased police officer L Sharangajit however expressed gratitude towards the government and chief minister N Biren Singh on the announcement of posthumously awarding him the Chief Minister Medal for Gallantry, Rs. 10 lakh as ex-gratia and a suitable job for a family member of deceased to honour the spirit for his dedicated services. The administration also affirmed the reimbursement of the expenditure incurred in the treatment of the police officer who remained in coma for years after suffering the grievous injury during the raid.
However, L Sharangajit said that the JAC and his family members were left with disappointment as the chief minister while making the announcement during his speech at a recent function to celebrate an achievement for his government did not mention anything about delivering justice to Premchand by taking up conclusive legal actions in the case.
He expressed his desire to meet the Chief Minister N. Biren Singh in person so that all their unsorted demands and views can be conveyed effectively to him. He also gave their heartfelt thanks to all the colleagues of deceased, top police officers, and various persons and groups who extended financial assistance for his treatment till his last breath.