Arrested tribal students released
Source: The Sangai Express / NNN

Imphal, October 08 2008: The ten tribal students who were arrested on Monday following the reservation protest at the Manipur University (MU) have been released "unconditionally" following an understanding between the two student bodies of All Tribal Student Union Manipur (ATSUM), Manipur University Tribal Students' Union (MUTSU) and the State Government late Wednesday evening.

According to Sothang Haokip, President of MUTSU a meeting between the two student bodies and the representatives of the government was held at the Imphal West Superintendent conference hall.

The Government was represented by minister TN.

Haokip, minister N.Biren, minister DD, Thaisii and L.Kailun, Superintendent of the Imphal West district.

However, further decisions regarding the issues will be discussed in a joint meeting of the two tribal student bodies to held on Thursday.