Sunday, June 16, 2024

Meghalaya crime update


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Body recovered

On Wednesday morning, the body of one Phelstar Khongsit (49) was recovered from a river bank at Rangshken, East Khasi Hills.


On Tuesday, unidentified miscreants assaulted one Phriel Kharkongor (52) at Fire Brigade. The victim sustained injuries and was shifted to Shillong Civil Hospital.


A complaint was lodged at Shillong Sadar PS that on Monday afternoon, one Raju Rajiv Singh stole ATM card, EPIC, University ID card and Rs 1,500 from Bhutia market, Police Bazaar. Later, police arrested the thief and recovered the stolen items from his possession.

One Mridul Das lodged a complaint at Ranikor PS that on November 24, one Prajit Das looted Rs 3,15,000 from him and also threatened him with dire consequences.

On November 18, unknown miscreants stole 120 cell phones from the shop of one Raj Paul at GS Road, Police Bazaar.


RS Mawlong, Dy. SP, East Khasi Hills lodged a complaint at Laban PS that one Md. Islam Khan, suspected to be an Afghan national, has been staying at Laban since 2005 without valid documents. Police officials said the matter is under investigation.


One Biswajit Yadav (35) of Mhuwa, Vaishali district of Bihar, is wanted in connection with a case registered at Laban PS. He has a swarthy complexion, slim and is 5.6 feet tall. Any person having information on the whereabouts of this accused can contact police at 0364-2223168 or 0364-2222277.

Vehicles compounded

The Jowai Traffic Police on Tuesday and Wednesday compounded 38 vehicles for violations under the Motor Vehicle Act and have realized fine of around Rs 18000. Jowai Superintendent of police Herbert Lyngdoh said that the exercise will continue to check traffic rules violations.

FICN racketeer nabbed

BSF troops of Border Outpost (BOP) Purakhasia in West Garo Hills district apprehended one Bangladeshi fake currency racketeer Tariq Hosan Sarkar Muttakin (17) at Purakhasia Bazar while he was waiting for his Indian accomplice. During search, BSF party recovered fake currency valued at Rs 24,000 and a mobile with two Bangladesh SIMs from his possession. The seized currency note was being smuggled from Bangladesh and was meant for circulation in the Indian market.

Cattle seized

BSF troops on Tuesday seized 12 cattle worth Rs 69,000 while they were being smuggled into Bangladesh. Apprehended persons and seized cattle have been handed over to the concerned department for further disposal and legal action.


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