Mobile internet suspended in 7 Meghalaya districts after Mukroh firing

Mobile internet suspended in 7 Meghalaya districts after Mukroh firing

The Meghalaya authorities has suspended cell internet providers in seven districts of the state following a firing incident in Mukroh space of ​​West Jaintia Hills district the place 4 individuals have been killed. The cell internet providers have been suspended for 48 hours in seven districts from November 22, Tuesday.

At least 4 individuals, together with three individuals from West Jaintia Hills and an Assam forest guard, have been killed in a firing incident that came about at Mukroh space alongside the Assam-Meghalaya border on Tuesday after a truck carrying unlawful timber, was intercepted.

After the taking pictures incident in Mukroh, the Assam Police has issued an alert in all of the districts bordering Meghalaya to avert any doable legislation and order state of affairs, an official mentioned.


Four individuals died after a taking pictures incident in Mukroh. The firing incident occurred after the Assam Forest Department intercepted and stopped a truck at Mukroh space. The truck was allegedly transporting unlawful timber to West Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya round 3 am.

The truck tried to flee when it was stopped, prompting the forest guards to fireplace on it. The hearth deflated one of many truck’s tires.

The car’s driver and handyman and one other individual have been then apprehended, though others managed to flee, he mentioned. Police reinforcements have been rushed to the spot when the forest guards contacted the Zirikending police station.

After the police reached the spot, numerous individuals from Meghalaya armed with ‘daos’ (daggers) and different weapons gathered on the spot round 5 am, an officer was quoted by PTI.

The mob then routed the forest guards and the police and demanded the speedy launch of these arrested. The mob attacked the police and the forest guards, forcing the police to fireplace to carry the state of affairs below management.

West Karbi Anglong Superintendent of Police Imdad Ali mentioned: “A Forest Home Guard and three persons from the Khasi community of Meghalaya were killed in the incident. The situation is now under control.”

Meanwhile, a police official right here mentioned that an alert has been issued in all districts bordering Meghalaya and their police as they’ve been requested to stay vigilant.

“All superintendents of police of districts adjoining Meghalaya have been directed to keep a strict vigil on any possible law and order situation. But there is no restriction on the movement of vehicles or people along the inter-state border,” he added.

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