SC transfers case to Guwahati HC involving Manipur CM's son

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Jul 18 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday provided security to parents and lawyer of Irom Roger, who was killed in a road rage incident by Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh's son, Ajay Meetai. They would be provided by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel. The court was hearing a plea filed by Roger's parent seeking protection, safety and security to them. They had moved the SC in May. The Court also transferred the case to Guwahati High Court and said it would continue to monitor the case. Roger, was allegedly killed when he did not allow Meetai's SUV to take over his vehicle. Meetai,was sentenced to five years jail term in January 2017, under section 304 (Culpabale homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for firing at the victim, Roger in a road rage incident on March 20, 2011. Ajay Meetai has been awarded five-year jail term, but Roger's parents are not satisfied and have appealed against it. (ANI)
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