Nine arrested for burning effigy of Bhaichung Bhutia at Namchi

Nine arrested for burning effigy of Bhaichung Bhutia at Namchi

Nine women have been arrested on June 13, Sunday who were involved in the burning of the effigy of the footballer and politician Bhaichung Bhutia. The case against them has been registered under 188 IPC and 51 of the Disaster Management Act 2005.

On June 9 at Centre Park at the heart of the  Namchi, some women called a strong protest against Bhaichung Bhutia for his statement against the construction of the 300 bedded hospital at the football ground.

Speaking with Sikkim Chronicle, the Spokesperson of Sikkim Police, DIG Prabin Gurung has informed that nine women who were involved in the recent incident of violating the disaster management act have been arrested today morning. The arrest was made after the police complaint was lodged by the South District Collectorate.
"The matter is under investigation and we have booked the women under section 188/34 IPC, read with section 51 of Disaster Management Act of 2005," said Gurung.

After the viral Video in which effigy of Bhaichung Bhutia was burned by women, after which women have been identified to be the members of Dhakshin Sikkim Nari Sangh.