Protest greets Landhoni at bail hearing


By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Oct 4: The bail hearing of Pheiroijam Landhoni, founder cum Principal of Standard Robarth Hr Secondary School and Pheiroijam Romita, the school coordinator, was held before the Court of Session Judge, Imphal West today for more than 2 hours.
Following the hearing, the Court fixed October 7 for further hearing of the case.
While the hearing was underway, members of the JAC constituted in connection with the mysterious death of Ningthoujam Babysana carried out a protest demonstration in front of Cheirap Court complex entrance gate and shouted slogans demanding befitting punishment of those involved in Babysana's death.
It may be mentioned that a large number of police personnel were deployed to make sure that no untoward incidents occurred during the hearing. However, Babysana's father, JAC convener and some member were allowed to enter the Court room.
During the hearing, the Court went through the bail applications filed by Landhoni and her daughter Romita through their counsels, as well as the objection report submitted from the prosecution side.
The Court also heard the submission of Additional PP, counsel of the bail petitioners and the assisting counsel of prosecution at length for around 2 hours.
As the hearing could not be concluded today, the Court fixed October 7 for further hearing of the bail applications.
It may be recalled that an order passed by a Single Bench High Court of Manipur on September 27 had directed the applications to be disposed on or before October 9 on merit without giving any adjournment to either parties.