Irom Sharmila re-arrested, forcibly removed from fast venue by police in Manipur

August 22, 2014 7:17 AM

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IMPHAL: Manipur civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was on Friday re-arrested on charges of attempt to commit suicide, Manipur ADG Santosh Macherla said.

Earlier this morning, Irom Sharmila was forcibly taken away by the police from a small makeshift shelter outside the government-run hospital in the city where she was continuing her fast after being released from jail on Wednesday.

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