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Heidi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-08-09 05:01 AM
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Indian anger at ex-rebel's death
Source: BBC

Page last updated at 20:21 GMT, Friday, 7 August 2009 21:21 UK

Hundreds of Indian protesters have defied a curfew to stage a march over the death of a former rebel in controversial circumstances.

Anger has been mounting since a sequence of photos showed policemen escorting Chungkham Sanjit into a shop and then dragging his body out.

The rally was held in Imphal, capital of the north-eastern state of Manipur.

The protesters are demanding that Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh resign over the killing.


Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8189800.stm



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