The Imphal Free Press
IMPHAL, Apr 28: In a fresh development in connection with the fake surrenderees episode, the father of yet another youth said to have been forced to pose as a militant in the March 13 surrender ceremony at Mantripukhri has filed a habeas corpus petition seeking his release.
Following the disclosure by one of the ‘fake surrenderees’ released yesterday, the father of one Md Hussein, of Paobitek, filed the habeas corpus petition with the Gauhati High Court, Imphal bench today.
The court, in response, has directed that Md Hussein should be handed over to the nearest police station.
As per the account of Heikrujam Ingo, of Laimanai, Hussein, who has reportedly been missing since March 2, 2006 was also forced to pose as a surrendering militant in the March 13 ceremony under the fictitious name of Md Senabai of Paobitek. Hussein is reportedly in the custody of the 37 Assam Rifles.