CBI will investigate 17 cases of the Manipur violence

53 officers appointed for the investigation, including 29 women

Imphal (Manipur) – The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has assigned 53 officers, including two DIG-rank women officers, to probe the Manipur violence cases. The officers will be gathering from different corners of the country. A point to be noted is that no officer from Manipur is appointed for this investigation. Navigating a delicate social fabric, the CBI confronts the intricate task of maintaining impartiality throughout the Manipur operation. Hence, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is gearing up to delve into nine additional cases linked to the Manipur violence saga, elevating the total number of cases under the agency’s scrutiny to 17, as confirmed by officials familiar with the matter. Among the eight cases that the CBI has already registered, two are centered around alleged sexual assaults on women in Manipur. More than 160 people have died in the Manipur violence.