Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday, June 1, announced that Central Bureau of Investigation will be probing nearly six cases related to the Manipur violence. Shah made the announcement at a press conference. He also said that the state and union governments will be giving an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of the deceased.
Shah announced that a judicial probe panel has been set up which will be led by a retired judge.
He also said, “In the last 1 month, there have been some violent incidents reported in Manipur. I express my condolences to all families who have lost their loved ones in the violence. I have visited several places in Manipur in the last 3 days including Imphal, Moreh, and Churachandpur and held meetings with officials to establish peace in the state. I have met CSOs of Meitei and Kuki communities.”