Meghalaya Police have chargesheeted Social Welfare Minister Deborah C Marak for allegedly using the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants to intimidate voters during the Assembly elections last year.
Five militants have been killed in the past 24 hours in the insurgency-ridden Garo Hills region in Meghalaya, including two ASAK militants killed in North Garo Hills bordering Assam, a top police official said.
The Meghalaya government will examine the demand of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) for the release of its jailed chairman as a pre-condition for peace talks, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Tuesday.
Nine Meghalaya Police personnel had a close shave Tuesday when suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels triggered a blast on their convoy`s route in the East Garo Hills district, police said.
Four members of the militant group Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were killed in a gun battle with security forces in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya on the Assam-Meghalaya border early Thursday
The authorities thwarted
miscreants` attempt to torch a house in the ethnic-riot hit
East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya and scotched rumours on
time to prevent any flare-up, officials said on Sunday.
Additional paramilitary forces were deployed in abandoned villages and sensitive areas in and around ethnic violence-hit East Garo Hills district, even as curfew was relaxed for six hours at Resubelpara subdivision.