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Police rescues abducted person

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SHILLONG, June 26: Unidentified miscreants on June 23 abducted one Acholas Thakur in a Maruti Alto car bearing registration number ML-04A-5072 from Ladrymbai, East Jaintia Hills district and demanded Rs. 10 lakh as ransom for his release.
Police on Tuesday rescued the victim and also arrested, Rimi Nongtdu, Justing Sutnga, Saibor Nongtdu and Miki Pala as suspects for the kidnapping.
Police are investigating into the matter.


 

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Meghalaya to have ‘Drug Policy’ soon to tackle Drug abuse

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SHILLONG, June 26: Director of Regional Resource Training Centre, Nagaland, Dr P Ngully on Wednesday affirmed that Meghalaya including the North Eastern Region has the highest prevalence of addiction related problems, even as Meghalaya Social Welfare Minister Deoborah C Marak informed that the state will soon have a “Drug Policy” soon.
Speaking during the Consultation Meet to observe the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking held in Shillong on Wednesday, Ngully said alcohol users are the largest group seeking for medical treatment in the north eastern region after cannabis and heroin users.

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Orientation programme for Media persons to be held

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Shillong, June 26: The Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training (BPST), Lok Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi and the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Secretariat is organizing a two day Orientation Programme for Media persons from Meghalaya on July 04 and July 05 in the conference hall of Assembly Hostel, Shillong.


 

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Section 144CrPC imposed in WJH

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Jowai, June 26: The District Magistrate West Jaintia Hills (WJH) District, Jowai has promulgated an order under section 144CrPC prohibiting assemble of more than five persons in one place, carrying of any lethal weapon by anybody and obstruction of any vehicular traffic/ persons in the whole of West Jaintia Hills District with immediate effect.
This order was imposed in view of the three- day night road blockade called by the organization the Jaintia Students’ Union, which starts from 7.00 PM to 5.00AM June 26, 27 and 28.


 

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MPCC mourns Uttarakhand tragedy

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Shillong, June 26: The Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) led by its President Dr DD Lapang has expressed profound grief and sorrow on the calamity caused by incessant rains and flood that recently occurred in Uttarakhand, where hundreds of precious lives were lost and tens of thousands displaced.

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