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Meghalaya`s first tribal chief held

Last Updated: Friday, February 10, 2012 - 15:53

Shillong: A tribal chief was arrested for
the first time in Meghalaya on the charge of aiding and
providing shelter to some cadres of the banned Garo National
Liberation Army in the Garo Hills area, police said today.

T R Marak was arrested under Unlawful Activitites
(Prevention) Act yesterday as the Centre had declared the
group as a terrorist outfit last month.

The arrest was made following seizure of documents and
medicines from an abandoned camp of the outfit, police said.


First Published: Friday, February 10, 2012 - 15:53
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