Man remanded to police custody on charges of sedition

TMB Report

IMPHAL: A 30-year-old man named Chingiz Khan was arrested and taken into 6 days police custody remand till April 14 after been produced before the court of JMFC Imphal West II allegedly for criminal conspiracy with sedition and unsolicited article published in a local daily newspaper.

The alleged accused Chingiz Khan was produced before the court of JMFC Imphal West II along with the prays for remanding into 6 days police custody remand for further investigation of the case and extract out the truth

IO of the case through APP submits today morning at around 10:00 AM OC Mayang Imphal Police learned that alleged accused Chingiz Khan 30 s/o Md Shahbuddin of Chirai and one of his associate indentified as Mohamad Imtiyas, 35, of Lilong Makha Leikai criminally conspired with sedition and publish a column in one of the local daily newspaper on April 6 and the same was uploaded in social networking site Facebook account namely “We Proud of Manipuri Pangal” on April 7 at around 1:00 pm with a caption “Muslim sing Takthoknaba Rajnitigee Khujil Thourang” which may promote enmity among different groups on ground of religion race, place of birth, residence language etc

It is further submitted that the act done is prejudice to maintained the harmony the statement conducting to public mischief and the act done by the alleged accused persons are tantamount to punishable under different section of IPC and hence a sou moto case was registered at Mayang Imphal Police Station

During the course of investigation the alleged accused Chingiz Khan was arrested by preparing a formal arrest memo in presence of witnesses and on preliminary interrogation alleged accused admitted to have mailed an article to one local daily paper and the same was published on April 6

Court on perusal of the case record found satisfied with the police prays and thus remanded the alleged accused into six days police custody remand till April 14.

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