SHILLONG, May 18: While alleging that police personnel and SF 10 commandos had assaulted three school going students recently, the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) South West Khasi Hills (SWKH) district and Nonghyllam village dorbar have filed a FIR against a Police Sub –Inspector (SI) and the SF 10 personnel.
Those named in the complaint lodged include Sub-inspector CR Marak, Balbring G Momin and Solomon R Marak of 3rd Battalion MLP besides Pynshangbun Shangpliang and Mathiush Marak of SF 10.
KSU-SWKHD president Forwardman Nongrem alleged that the accused police personnel were involved in beating up three students who were under 16 years – Phaskupar Nongtnger, Manlyness Marngar and Manbha Hahshah.
The incident allegedly took place on May 17, when the students had gone to bathe near Jingaiti Secondary School, Nonghyllam.
“We strongly condemn the action by the people in uniform, who are supposed to be protectors,” Nongrem said.
The KSU has also demanded the authorities concerned to take stern action against the erring police personnel and have also met the Deputy Commissioner of SWKH on the matter.