Schoolgirl's death sparks protests in Manipur, many injured in police action amid state-wide bandh

Several students were left injured in police action after protests intensified over the death of a schoolgirl in Manipur. Students from various schools and colleges stepped up agitation demanding justice for the girl on Saturday afternoon. A state wide bandh was also called twice by the JAC formed in connection with the case.   According to reports, Imphal Police on Saturday hinted 12-year-old student of Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School's death case as suicide and said the girl died as a result of asphyxia due to hanging in her hostel room on July 18.

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