Bring Justice for Richard #justice4richard
  • Petitioned Dr. Manmohan SIngh

This petition was delivered to:

Dr. Manmohan SIngh
Chief Minister of Manipur
Okram Ibobi Singh
Chief Minister of Karnataka
D. V. Sadananda Gowda
Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission (New Delhi)
K G Balakrishnan
Commisioner of Police Bangalore
Jyothi Prakash B Mirji, IPS
Dean, Acharya's NRV School of Architecture
Prof. Vasanth K. Bhat
Home Minister
P Chidambaram
President of India
Shri Pranab Mukherjee

Bring Justice for Richard #justice4richard

    1. Justice4SaritaDevendro !
    2. Petition by

      Justice4SaritaDevendro !


On the 18th April 2012, Loitam Richard, a 19 years old architecture student was found dead lying in a pool of blood in his hostel room. Police investigation and witness have revealed that he was assaulted the day before in his hostel and died sometime during the night.

Archarya NRV school of Architecture, Bangalore, the investigating police team and some news daily have blamed the death possibly due to a minor road traffic accident he met few days ago and drug abuse.

However, his parents believe he was severely assaulted and died sometime soon without anyone coming to his help. Initial post-mortem have revealed that he had sustained head injury with bleeding in his brain and several other injuries in his body including wounds which we believe are defensive in nature.

Many days have passed, and no one has been arrested or held accountable for the unfortunate incident and questionable events that followed after.

According to his parents, Richard was the best son they could wish for, who was very strong academically and in sports. They strongly deny the story of linking drug abuse to the death of their well-mannered son and believe it is an attempt to malign and defame their loving son and the tragic incident.

Please join us in demanding a fair and thorough investigation, including looking for possible aggravating factors as deserved by any other citizen of India and give justice to Loitam Richard and his bereaved family.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 30,000 signatures
    2. Petition with more than 26,000 signatures submitted to the Prime Minister

      Justice4SaritaDevendro !
      Petition Organizer

      Representatives of 'Justice for Loitam Richard' group met the Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh at his office in the Parliament and submitted the petition with more than 26000 signatures. He has promised speedy action. Copies of the petition have also been submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Chief Minister of Karnataka and to Chief Minister of Manipur.

    3. Forensic report on Richard's death within 3 days

      Justice4SaritaDevendro !
      Petition Organizer

      The actual cause of the death of Loitam Richard is expected to be known within three days after the forensic report is submitted to the Investigating Officer.

    4. Loitam Richards mom speaks out after meeting CM in Imphal

      tamseel hussain
      Petition Organizer

      Dr. R.K. Vidyabali (Loitam Richard's mom) speaks out and talks of a swift and fair investigation.

    5. Reached 25,000 signatures
    6. No drugs found in Loitams blood

      tamseel hussain
      Petition Organizer

      Forensic's have denied any trace of drugs in Loitam Richards blood.

    7. Reached 20,000 signatures
    8. Reached 6,000 signatures
    9. Reached 5 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • janaki naidu INDIA
      • about 1 year ago

      i am indian

    • Will Benson ROUND ROCK, TX
      • about 1 year ago

      Sloppy or lazy investigative work

    • Pawel Sogra INDIA
      • about 1 year ago

      human has to be treated as a human and in any dictionary(if it exists) it is inhumane. I wish I had power to punish the criminals....

    • Bonnie Collum SOUTHAVEN, MS
      • over 1 year ago

      His parents deserve to know the truth and HE is worth it. He is a human being who was loved.

    • ray truitt GALVESTON, TX
      • over 1 year ago

      society depends upon justice.


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