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In what could be describe as a dramatic representation of bestial animalism inside the prestigious Manipur University Campus, the Student volunteers belonging to DESAM brutally attack one Imphal-based journalist and also injured another police personnel savagely while both were delivering their duty at Manipur university in pertaining to a standoff between students group.
On Saturday afternoon, heavy standoff took placed between volunteers of DESAM and University Joint Student Co-Ordination Committee (JSCC), after JSCC restricted one gaiety event to be organised at MU Centenary Hall by DESAM in the midst of brewing reservation issue faced by the university students.
JSCC claims that, in the name of an student interaction programmes, DESAM were trying to organised a felicitation programmes for students elected in college election. And, JSCC intervene on learning the development considering the reservation issues. Confrontation between the students took place for hours long at the MU gate, in which JSCC closes and DESAM tried to broke, and in scuffle altogether seven student were also injured.
Meanwhile in trying to brought the situation under controlled by police who were on duty, DESAM students volunteer turned violent and resort to attack towards police personnel. One police personnel who were on duty became bloody with stone-sniped by DESAM in which the injured personnel, an escort of Singjamei OC loses his front tooth and another tooth also come loose along with seven stitches below his nose.
Not only police, the student volunteers of DESAM doesn't even spared journalist who were covering the incident. One Imphal-based journalist, a Chief Reporter of a vernacular daily was bash up in ungracious manners even after producing his ID in which he also pleaded showing his card that he was there to cover the incident. Meanwhile, AMWJU vehemently condemn such brutality of DESAM and AMWJU has resolute not to make any publications of the student body in an emergency meeting of its 'Steering Committee' until clarification are made from their side.
(Content and image source: Manipur Update)