24.6 C
Tura

Khliehriat IED Blast: Meghalaya police arrests 4 HNLC over-ground workers, 2 activists

Must read

PHE Minister stresses on protecting catchment areas

Shillong, Sept 24: Minister in-charge Public Health Engineering (PHE) Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar has asserted the importance of protecting the catchment areas to prevent depletion...

Tongkhar to visit Garo Hills next month, discuss issue of water scarcity in Tura with GHADC

Shillong, Sept 24: Minister in-charge Public Health Engineering (PHE) Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar on Friday said he would be making a tour of Garo Hills...

19 lecturers of Shangpung College to benefit from People’s College Scheme

Jowai, Sept 24: As part of the government's endeavour to improve education and assist educational institutions especially colleges in the state through the People's ...

Meghalaya govt seeks additional funds for JJM implementation

Shillong, Sept 24: Public Health Engineering (PHE) Minister, Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar on Friday informed that the state government has requested the Centre to sanction...

Shillong, July 20:

Brief

– Meghalaya Police have arrested 4 overground workers HNLC

– IED blast was trigged on July 14 at around 1.30 AM

– Blast resulted in minor damage to a police building and injury to 1 policeman

– 2 HNLC activists involved in unfurling of HNLC flag in 2019 arrested

Full Report

Meghalaya Police have arrested four overground workers of Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) following the IED blast by the outfit at the Police Reserve in East Jaintia Hills district.

In a press statement issued on Tuesday, Assistant Inspector General of Police (A), Gabriel K. Iangrai said, “According to the statement of the accused persons, all of them boarded a vehicle and thereafter, went to Police Reserve to place the IED. On the intervening night of July 13 and 14, they then triggered the explosion which resulted in minor damage of a police building and injuring 1 police personnel.”

In another major breakthrough, he said the investigation of the case led to the arrest of two activists of HNLC who were involved in the unfurling of HNLC flag in the year 2019 and in attempting to cause an IED explosion at a Coke factory in Khliehriat.

“The investigation of the case is still in progress and the investigation team is on,” Iangrai said while adding that a look out for other activists of the proscribed organisation who are involved in the case.

Also Read:

EJH-o boma gopretanina HNLC-na kam ka·gipa mande sak 4-ko rim·a

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article

PHE Minister stresses on protecting catchment areas

Shillong, Sept 24: Minister in-charge Public Health Engineering (PHE) Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar has asserted the importance of protecting the catchment areas to prevent depletion...

Tongkhar to visit Garo Hills next month, discuss issue of water scarcity in Tura with GHADC

Shillong, Sept 24: Minister in-charge Public Health Engineering (PHE) Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar on Friday said he would be making a tour of Garo Hills...

19 lecturers of Shangpung College to benefit from People’s College Scheme

Jowai, Sept 24: As part of the government's endeavour to improve education and assist educational institutions especially colleges in the state through the People's ...

Meghalaya govt seeks additional funds for JJM implementation

Shillong, Sept 24: Public Health Engineering (PHE) Minister, Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar on Friday informed that the state government has requested the Centre to sanction...

19 stolen mobile phones seized from arrested thief

Tura, Sept 24: A successful investigation conducted by West Garo Hills police into a burglary at a mobile phone shop in Hallidayganj bazaar in...