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.