New Delhi / Shillong: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday evening agreed to institute an inquiry into Mukroh killing by central agency amid massive protest and arson in Shillong.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and few other ministers met Amit Shah in New Delhi on Thursday evening.
The delegation appraised Amit Shah about the incident of killing of six people by Assam Police on Tuesday at Mukroh in West Jaintia hills.
After the meeting, Conrad K Sangma tweeted that the union home minister agreed to institute an inquiry into Mukroh killing by a central agency.
Met Hon’ble Union Home Minister, Sh. @AmitShah Ji today with our Cabinet colleagues to apprise him about the unfortunate firing incident in Mukroh village that claimed 6 precious lives.@narendramodi @himantabiswa pic.twitter.com/hAKF1H8vfx
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) November 24, 2022
Meanwhile, massive clashes broke out on Thursday evening between police and protestors in Shillong.
As per reports, a minibus, three police vehicles and two police booths were reportedly set on fire by protestors on Thursday evening in Shillong.
While the protest was called by five pressure groups – Khasi Students’ Union (KSU), Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP), Hynniewtrep National Youth Front (HNYF), Ri Bhoi Youth Federation (RBYF) and Jaintia Students’ Union (JSU), some protestors reportedly resorted to vandalism.
The five organisations had called in for peaceful protest in front of the U Kiang Nangbah statue at Shillong civil hospital junction on Thursday.