IMPHAL, May 7 � Six students� organisations in Manipur have started their first phase of agitation opposing recruitment of child soldiers by banned armed outfits operating in the State, and the mysterious death of Richard Loitam in Bangalore.
The AMSU, MSF, DESAM, KSA, SWAK and SUK held a meeting here yesterday after which a sit-in protest was held. Government offices will be locked up from May 8, if there is no suitable response from the State Government in regard to the case of recruitment of child soldiers and the alleged murder of Richard in Bangalore.
4 Bangla juvenile delinquents flee
Agartala, May 7 � Four Bangladeshi juvenile delinquents have fled from a juvenile home near Agartala airport, police said.
Three of the four juveniles were arrested with another Bangla national on the charge of stealing at Krishnanagar area here. The juveniles were kept in the juvenile home, but they fled from there with another inmate through a defective collapsible gate, sources said.
Police has launched a search operation and alerted BSF to keep vigil to prevent the juveniles from sneaking back into Bangladesh. � PTI