SHILLONG | Aug 17, 2019:
A casual employee of the Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), Angela Rani has taken strong reception over the attempt by some people to defame her on social media by allegedly accusing her of being involved in the murder of the assistant manager of Orchid Lake Resort, Umiam, Ïohbianghun Sahkhar.
It may be mentioned that the assistant manager of Orchid Lake Resort, Umiam was found dead in a private forest in Umbir, Ri Bhoi district on June 6.
The police had arrested a couple in connection with the murder, The duo has been identified as Shanborlang Rani alias Deng Deng from Mawlai Syllaikariah and Grace Mery Kharumlong from Mawlai Mawtawar.
“I am disturbed by the negative campaign of some people against me. The people are trying to accuse of being involved in the alleged sex racket,” Rani said while talking to reporters here today.
She further said that even in 2017, there were similar kind of negative campaigns against her on Facebook and they had used abusive language even questioning her integrity adding that this has also affected her family members.
The casual employee of the MTDC informed that she has filed an FIR seeking the arrest of three people who are responsible for the negative campaigns against her namely — Ribanki Ori Nongrum, Rina and Latisha Pyrbot.
“But the police so far are yet to arrest the three people,” she said. Rani said that even her father, John Kharmawphlang have been accused of being involved in the murder of Sakhar.
She further said that if these people have got the proof then they should come forward.
“If they have the guts then they should come out and stop spreading false allegations through social media,” she added.