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Meghalaya: Assistant commandant shot dead by constable for not being granted leave

Shillong News | Shillong, February 25, 2018

In what may be termed as a shocking incident, an assistant commandant was shot dead by a constable for not being granted leave.

As per reports, the firing incident took place at B-6 UID NO. 812 RPF Company at their camp Mini Secretariat Mawkyrwat whereby Assistant Commandant Mukesh.C.Tyagi was shot dead by Constable Arjun Deshwal by his service AK rifle. In the scuffle, a constable identified as Joginder Kumar received bullet injury in his arm. He was sent to NEIGRIHMS hospital in Shillong for further treatment. Minor injuries were received by Inspector Pradeep Meena and Sub Inspector Om Prakash Yadav.

Sources informed that the accused constable was denied to proceed on leave due to which he took the drastic step. The accused has been arrested and his rifle seized. The dead body has been sent to NEIGRIMS for postmortem.

Meghalaya: Has Sohan’s death buried the Pandora’s box with him?

From Our Correspondent

Tura, Feb 24, 2018

While the entire state now heaves a sigh of relief after the encounter killing of the commander in chief of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), Sohan D Shira, questions are now being raised on the incident as well as the crime scene which according to some may have been tampered with.

“The scene of the encounter seems to have been tampered with as in one photo of Sohan’s gun, two plastics bags are visible and in another, the same has been removed,” said Agnes Kharshiing, president of CSWO.

ALSO READ: Final nail on GNLA’s coffin? GNLA chief Sohan D Shira killed in encounter

Meghalaya: Congress creating false propaganda against BJP- Kiren Rijiju

By Our Reporter

TNT News | Shillong, Feb 24, 2018

As the campaigning reaches a new high with just a day left for the same, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju visited Shillong today to campaign for the BJP. During his visit, Kiren Rijiju said that the Congress party is trying to create a false propaganda that the BJP is a ‘communal party’ and ‘anti-Christian” only to hide its failure.

‘It is painful to see that the Congress party is trying to hide its failure under the garb of spreading false propaganda. This is the most unfortunate thing which cannot be tolerated,” Rijiju told newsmen here today.

He also said that the Congress is also trying to project BJP as a the Hindu force adding to it the fact that religion and politics are two different things.

Dr Mukul Sangma hails police for ‘eliminating enemies of state’ like Sohan D Shira

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, Feb 24, 2018: 

Hours after a news broke out that Meghalaya’s most wanted militant, GNLA chief Sohan D Shira was killed in an encounter, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has extended his congratulations to the Meghalaya police for ‘untiring efforts and commitment to eliminate enemies of the state like Sohan D Shira’.

Meghalaya: Congress releases manifesto in Shillong, Jowai & Tura; focus on employment, health, infra

By Our Reporter, TNT News  | Shillong, Feb 24, 2018: 

Just days before Meghalaya goes to polls, the Congress finally released its manifesto in three places simultaneously — Shillong, Jowai and Tura on Saturday.

The manifesto in Shillong was released by AICC general secretary incharge of Meghalaya, CP Joshi while in Tura, it was released by Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma and in Jowai, it was released by Shillong MP Vincent Pala.

Interestingly, during the release of the manifesto in Shillong, AICC general secretary incharge of Meghalaya, CP Joshi refused to discuss the content of the manifesto and take part in the question and answer session with the press.

Police confirms death of GNLA chief Sohan D Shira

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Tura, Feb 24, 2018: 

What could be termed as the last nail in the coffin of the GNLA, Meghalaya police successfully brought down its leader Sohan D Shira, who was shot dead by the elite forces of the state police- SF 10 on Saturday morning near Dobu and Sudugre in East Garo Hills district.

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