Manipur Crisis: Surge In Extortion Cases, Police Crack The Whip

2023 • 7min • News • Politics


Published On: September 20, 2023 - Districts in Imphal valley in violence-hit Manipur are witnessing a surge in complaints related to extortion, says the state's Additional Home Secretary Maharabam Pradip Singh. He says the government has information that armed miscreants masquerading as police commandos are roaming around extorting money. How should one view these acts of utter lawlessness in the state and what more can be done to tackle this latest crisis? News9's Kartikeya Sharma and Brijesh Pandey discuss with a panel of experts.