Father of Manipuri Teen Climate Activist Arrested over forgery and cheating


Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested the father of teen Manipuri climate activist Licypriya Kangujam on the charges of forgery and cheating.

According to official statement, the arrested person has been identified as Kanarjit Kangujam.  The Manipur Police had put in a request with the Delhi Police for help to arrest Singh, officials said.

Soon after the arrest made by Special Cell , he was handed over to the custody of Manipur Police, a senior police officer said, adding that a reward of Rs one lakh had been announced on information leading to his arrest.

Police said that he was wanted in three cases of cheating and forgery.

With PTI Inputs