Yester late evening some masked miscreants went on a rampage in Shillong, the state capital of Meghalaya, injuring at least three people.
On Thursday, masked miscreants with sharp weapons attacked people near the Lumdiengjri police station in Shillong. One of the victims, Chandan Paul (55), a Shillong shopkeeper, was allegedly stabbed from behind. Paul was brought to the Shillong civil hospital for treatment then.
Norjul Mullah (30) and Abdul Choudhury (38), both natives of Shillong's Garikhana area, were injured as well. Non-tribal relatives of the victims have asked the Meghalaya government to take strict action against those responsible for the Shillong attack.
"We are also state residents on a permanent basis." However, we are subjected to similar attacks on a regular basis. "The state government must intervene," said Ruma Paul, the sister of Shillong resident Chandan Paul, who was hurt.
Meanwhile, the Shillong Police Department has initiated an inquiry into the incident. However, no one has been apprehended after the incident occured but the investigation is going on.