Police firing on demonstrations in Garo Hills, Meghalaya

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  The outfit, police sources said, had planted over 30 IEDs in and around East Garo Hills to sabotage the ensuing Assembly elections, which they consider an apt occasion to press their demands. GNLA was led by Shira after the arrest of Champion Sangma, a former deputy SP with Meghalaya Police who, along with Shira, had founded the outfit in Drunk Meghalaya Police constable shoots senior, runs away with service rifle West Jaintia Hills superintendent of police R Muthu said the assailant was in an inebriated state when the incident. Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Sunday inspected the Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) at Tura in West Garo Hills of Meghalaya along with Deputy Commissioner of the district Ram Singh and other officials.. Inspecting the site located about 7 km from the Tura town, the Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, directed the Deputy Commissioner of West Garo Hills to carry out the Author: NE NOW NEWS. r/india: The Official Subreddit for India. The DC in my small Northeast town started a similar thing. Every week he goes on a surprise visit to any random government school in and around the town for inspection.

Note: Content on this website is published and managed by Asstt. Inspector General of Police (A), Meghalaya Police Hqrs., Shillong. For any query regarding this website, please contact the web information manager Shri. G. K. Iangrai, MPS, AIGP (A), Meghalaya, Shillong. Email id - . Shillong: Curfew continued in parts of Shillong for the second day on Saturday after a night-long violence during which a mob torched a shop, a house and damaged at least five vehicles besides injuring a senior police officer.. Superintendent of Police (City) Stephan Rynjah sustained injuries after he was hit by a rod and has been admitted to the Shillong Civil Hospital, a senior police.   Sohan D Shira, the leader of the Garo National Liberation Army and Meghalaya’s “most wanted terrorist” was shot dead in an encounter with security forces on Saturday, PTI reported. Welcome To The West Garo Hills Police of Meghalaya State: Important Numbers for West Garo Hills District Police are as follows: State: District: Place: Telephone Nos: Meghalaya: West Garo Hills: IGP(HQ/Admn) , Mob: Meghalaya: West Garo Hills: SP, West Garo Hills: , Fax, /

Head of Meghalaya police is DGP that stands for “Director General of Police”. At present, there persons working under Meghalaya police serving different positions. Headquarter of police department is located in secretariat hill of Shillong. Mission Statement of Meghalaya Police Main objective of the Meghalaya police is to check.   Meghalaya's most-wanted terrorist and GNLA (Garo National Liberation Army) Commander-in-Chief Sohan D Shira was gunned down in a . On the night of one truck (ASDD) loaded with rice was moving suspiciously in Dakopgre area in West Garo Hills. Following this, Police raided a warehouse at Burny Hills, Tura and found that bags of rice which were loaded from FCI, Tura were being unloaded in .

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New Delhi: A patrol party of Meghalaya police opened fire at three civilians in the state’s North Garo Hills district on March 6 night, after they failed to stop at a checkpoint.

Following the. The Garo Hills (Pron: ˈgɑ:rəʊ) are part of the Garo-Khasi range in Meghalaya, India. They are inhabited mainly by tribal dwellers, the majority of whom are Garo people. It is one of the wettest places in the world. The range is part of the Meghalaya subtropical forests ecoregion.

People who reside in the Garo Hills are known as the Garos. West Khasi Hill District is sandwiched between East Khasi Hills and East Garo Hills Districts. It is somewhat a centrally located District of Meghalaya.

The District covers an area of about 5, Sq Kms and has a population of about 2,94, Nongstoin is the District HQrs, while Mairang and Mawkyrwat are the two Civil Sub-Divisions of the. A man who raped his year-old step daughter several times in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills district has been arrested, police said on Saturday.

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Abductions have become the order of the day in the Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, comprising of five districts. While at least 15 persons have been abducted by different unidentified groups in the past few weeks, have remained untraced, the police is looking at adopting a Author: Samudra Gupta Kashyap.

Office of the Superintendent of Police, North Garo Hills District HQ: Resubelpara Phone (O) Fax: Superintendent of Police, West Khasi Hills. Guwahati: Meghalaya's most-wanted terrorist Sohan D Shira has been killed in a fierce encounter with security forces today, police said.

The self-proclaimed commander-in-chief of the Garo National. Control Room: (Toll Free) / SB Control: / Fire Service: /. A senior police officer and his family members had a close shave when armed militants attacked his official residence in Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills district headquarters, police said on Friday.

On the morning of Friday, Septemdual demonstrations in Tura and Williamnagar—the Garo Hills’ two most populous towns—erupted into violence. In both places, police fired on demonstrators; by official counts, the police killed four demonstrators in Tura and five in Williamnagar.

All were teenaged students. (Unofficial counts placed the total death toll at. Meghalaya: Garo National Liberation Army shoot dead ‘police informer’ The incident occurred on Tuesday night and within 12 hours of the police busting a GNLA camp at Gareringdi village.

Shillong, May The NGOs from Garo Hills has submitted memorandum to the Governor of Meghalaya Mr Banwarilal Purohit, on the memorandum they have apprise him on Resubelpara Police Firing incident and draw his attention to get Justice to the Victims. On Novemthe Meghalaya High Court, while hearing a matter pertaining to frequent calls for bandh in the state by the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), had asked the central government to consider enforcing the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, (AFSPA) and the deployment of armed and paramilitary forces in the militancy-hit Garo Hills region for maintaining law and order.

The death of Nationalist Congress Party candidate Jonathane N Sangma in an IED blast in Meghalaya's Garo Hills has triggered a debate over. Particulars Reference Years Unit in Nos. 1: Arms Act. 2: 9: 7: 5: nos: 2: Gambling Act.

2: 5: 3: 5: nos: 3: Explosive Act. Tura. Location: West Garo Hills District. Tura the headquarter of West Garo Hills, which was also the headquarter of composite Garo Hills before two more districts of East and South Garo Hills were created, is kms.

from Shillong via Guwahati named after a powerful goddess Durama-Imbama, this Tura town is situated at the foot of Tura peak. 5kms higher at m the peak offers some of the. The demonstrations in Tura and Williamnagar were just two of many protests staged in the Garo Hills in response to the Meghalaya state government’s plans to restructure the Meghalaya State Board of Education (MBoSE).

“Police says they fired in retaliation,” Times of India, October 1, ; “10 killed in Garo Hills police firing. A national wild life park, is about 45 kms from Baghmara, also known as the abode of perpetual winds.

An awe-inspiring mini-canyon separates the Garo Hills plateau from the Khasi-Hills plateau across the Sib-bari rivulet. A majestic rocky plateau crowns the western ridge of. The Meghalaya Police is headed by the Director General of Police (DGP) presently Shri R.

Chandranathan, IPS (RR) The Total Sanctioned Strength of Meghalaya Police is 12, personnel, with an actual strength of 10, All serve in various headquarters of the Meghalaya Police is located on the Secretariat Hill, executive: Rajiv Mehta, IPS, Director General.

The central government on Saturday expressed concern over the deteriorating law and order situation in Meghalaya’s Garo Hills region where militants are. The Meghalaya Police on Monday arrested the main accused in a case of “moral policing”, in which a group of men assaulted a woman in Tura town in the West Garo Hills, PTI reported.

A joint team of Meghalaya Police and the 9 Sikh Light Infantry carried out a raid in Mendipathar around am and cordoned off Garo Basti village. "On seeing the security forces, the militants. SHILLONG: For public convenience and better administration, the Government of Meghalaya has notified for the creation of a new police station at Chiading in East Garo Hills district to be known as Chiading Police Station, according to a government communiqué.

On creation of the Chiading Police Station, the areas coming under its jurisdiction shall cease to be under Songsak Police Station and.

The Meghalaya Police on Friday seized a large cache of arms and ammunition belonging to the insurgent group Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).

The police said the cache was buried in a forested area and that this is the eighth case of recovery of hidden arms in East Garo Hills district of the state in the past three : Manogya Loiwal. The video was reportedly shot at Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills District. Those familiar with the matter said it was shot days ago.

Those familiar with the matter said it was shot days ago. The South West Garo Hills has two Police Stations, one Patrol Post and three Out Posts. The South West Garo Hills has also two Sub-Fire Stations, one at Ampati and the other at Mahendraganj with sufficient fire fighting equipments.

Besides that, MPRO personnel are attached in each Police Station and Out Posts equipped with VHF, Wireless sets. MEGHALAYA % 2 West Garo Hills 3 East Garo Hills 4 South Garo Hills 5 West Khasi Hills 6 Ri Bhoi 7 East Khasi Hills 8 Jaintia Hills Sex Ratio matrilineal Meghalaya has recorded an even distribution of male and female Size: 44KB.

The majority of the Garos are Baptist. The Garo language belongs to the Bodo branch of the Bodo-Naga-Kachin family of the Sino-Tibetan phylum. They are mainly distributed over the Kamrup, Goalpara &KarbiAnglong Districts of Assam, Garo Hills In Meghalaya, and substancial numbers are found in Mymmensingh district of Bangladesh.

Welcome to District Police. West Jaintia Hills District is one of the 11 (eleven) districts of the state of Meghalaya. With the bifurcation of the erstwhile Jaintia Hills District into East and West Jaintia Hills District, West Jaintia Hills District came into existence on 31st July with its Head Quarter in Jowai.

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