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PW Ingty-led team to submit report within one month

By Our Reporter

 SHILLONG: The State Government has instituted an inquiry committee to probe the alleged secret killings of civilians by the A’chik National Volunteer Council (ANVC) militant outfit, which is currently under cease fire with the Government.

Informing this here on Friday, Chief Secretary WMS Pariat said the inquiry will find out if there is any truth behind the allegations of secret killings by the ANVC.

The inquiry committee, to be headed by Commissioner and Secretary (Commissioner of Divisions, Garo Hills region) Peter W Ingty, will complete its probe in one month’s time.

It may be mentioned that GNLA has accused the ANVC of indulging in ‘secret killings’ of civilians.

The outfit has even accused the ANVC of killing and burying several innocent people in unmarked graves behind the Tura Youth Hostel and Samanda camp in East Garo Hills.

The Garo Hills-based outfit has already announced two sets of bandhs in the three districts of Garo Hills with the first closure taking place on September 9 from 5 am to 5 pm and a similar dawn-to-dusk shutdown from September 12 to 14.

Commenting on the GNLA bandh call, Pariat said enough security measures will be put into place by the State Government to ensure that no untoward incident takes places during the duration of the bandh.

Reacting to a query about allegations that the ANVC is indulging in extortion and illegally carrying arms, Pariat said, “We have no such reports and it has to be verified.”

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