Meghalaya DGP takes up matter of Atukhal incident with Assam police

Meghalaya DGP takes up matter of Atukhal incident with Assam police

Shillong, Dec 1: Meghalaya police today informed that Director General of Police, R. Chandranathan, had personally contacted senior police officials of Assam and the Superintendent of Police, Cachar district, regarding the incident of Khasi villagers being threatened at Atukhal village.

Assistant Inspector General of Police G. K. Iangrai informed that during the discussion the Director General of Police was informed that, the Khasi villagers are presently taking shelter inside a church, which is being secured by the police officials.

The Assistant Inspector General of Police also informed that the Sub-Divisional Police Officer of the area had also visited the premises where the villagers are currently taking refuge and the matter is being supervise by the concerned police officials.

“Meghalaya Police hereby, requests the general public to kindly refrain from circulating rumours or misinformation which may incite breach of communal peace and harmony, and if information needs to be validated, the same can be done so by contacting the officials of the department,” Iangrai said.