Manipur: Inmate of rehab centre allegedly beaten to death by caretakers

IMPHAL | April 30, 2020:

In Manipur, an inmate of a rehabilitation centre of the 'gateways of recovery' died after he was allegedly beaten by the caretakers of the institute along with other inmates on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Yengkhom Dhanabir Meitei 26-year-old.

The incident came into light when Meitei along with other inmates attempted to flee the rehab centre.

However, the group was intercepted and were subjected to a beating by the caretakers of the rehab as a form of punishment following which Meitei was admitted to a hospital in Imphal who was later declared dead.

The deceased's father Y Jukeshor Singh alleged said that Dhanabir and friends were thrashed for several hours.

The police have registered a case against the accused and investigation into the matter is on.


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