Bollywoodcelebrities have now expressed their anger and disgust at the horrifying video after it emerged on the internet.WhileAkshay Kumar revealed he is ‘shaken’ and ‘disgusted’ by the violence against women in Manipur, Kiara Advani appealed for ‘severe punishment’ against the culprits.
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Celebrities like Sonu Sood and Renuka Shahane called out the ‘inhuman’ nature of the violence through their tweets.
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The incident has also reportedly sparked public outrage on social media. Hashtags like ‘Manipur Violence’, ‘Shameful’, ‘Enough is Enough’ have been trending on Twitter. Netizens have demanded immediate action against the mob that harassed the women in the video.
A complaint filed with the police mentions May 4 as the date of the incident in the Kangpokpi district. However, the FIR was registered in Thoubal district on June 21. A case of abduction, gang rape and murder was lodged against unknown people. “All three women were physically forced to remove their clothes and were stripped naked in front of the mob,” the FIR stated.
According to the complaint, the mob first killed one man, and later forced two women to strip naked. A 19-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped, and her brother was killed when he tried to intervene. The women escaped afterwards.