House of man involved in parading Manipur women naked set on fire

The house of one of the accused in Manipur viral video case was burnt down by miscreants in Kangpokpi district of Manipur on July 21.

Police said that four accused were arrested on July 20 in connection with the viral video of women being paraded naked in the state. They were remanded to 11-day police custody on July 21.

“All four accused remanded to 11-day police custody,” Manipur Police said.

“Four main accused arrested in the viral video case: Three more main accused of the heinous crime of abduction and gangrape under Nongpok Sekmai PS, Thoubal district have been arrested today. So a total 4 persons have been arrested till now,” Manipur Police said in a tweet on July 20.

The incident allegedly took place on May 4, a day after ethnic clashes broke out in Manipur.

After a video of the same went viral, the police was forced to swing into action and arrested 4 people, including the main accused.

Police said that a case of abduction, gangrape and murder was registered at Nongpok Sekmai police station in Thoubal district against unknown armed men and that all-out efforts were on to arrest the culprits at the earliest.

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