Shillong: In Meghalaya, the number of people killed in ethnic violence has increased to 3. In the latest case, a 37-year-old man has been murdered on Sunday. Officials said that the administration has again imposed curfew in the capital city of Shillong and its outskirts. Police said a 37-year-old man was attacked by unknown miscreants in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district in the latest case, in which he died. There is also news of violence from Shillong and other places.
Internet service has been discontinued in six of the 11 districts of Meghalaya. These include East Jaintia Hills, West Jaintia Hills, East Khasi Hills, Ri-Bhoi, West Khasi Hills and South West Khasi Hills. According to the police, a man named Uddin was seriously injured in his village residence in Shehla police station area in the attack carried out by 3 unknown miscreants. He was taken to Khamti Primary Health Center for treatment, but doctors declared him dead.
Following sporadic incidents of violence in many areas of Shillong, the East Khasi Hills district administration imposed a curfew on Sunday morning at 8 am. Curfew has been imposed in the entire area of Lumdengjiri Police Station, Sardar Police Station and Cantonment Beat House in Shillong City.