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MHRC seek reports into killing of 3 persons from Assam in EGH, ostracisation of a woman on suspicion of practising witchcraft in WJH

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SHILLONG, APR 18: The Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) on Thursday sought reports into the killing of three persons from Assam in East Garo Hills District and ostracizing of a woman on suspicion of practising witchcraft in West Jaintia Hills District.

In a statement, MHRC secretary informed that the MHRC has taken suo motu cognizance pertaining to media reports on charred remains of 3 Assam residents being discovered in East Garo Hills district.

The Commission has issued a notice to the DGP to submit an action taken report (ATR) , a detailed report within one month from the date of receipt of the order.


The secretary also informed that the MHRC has sought a report from the government pertaining to a media report relating to a woman being ostracised from Lumlakhait village on suspicion of practising witchcraft.

The commission has issued a notice to the Director General of Police, Meghalaya to submit a detailed report within 15 days.

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