Meghalaya: Security beefed up after quit notice to non-tribals

Shillong: Security has been strengthened in Meghalaya’s Jaintia Hills district after some organizations issued a quit notice to non-tribals.

The administration has decided on patrols by the police and village defence party in sensitive areas and deploy an additional platoon at Lad Rybai, official sources said.

"Volunteers authorized by the administration to carry out patrols and can handover any law-breaker to the law enforcement agencies in accordance with the provision of law,? the sources said.

The administration held a review meeting yesterday to discuss the safety and security of non-tribals residing in and around the Lad Rymbai area following the quit notice issued by some organizations.

The meeting also urged the organizations to withdraw the quit notice served to the non-tribals.