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UALA militants lob grenade at wine store, 2 injured

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Shillong, Aug 20: Suspected UALA militants lobbed a grenade inside a Wine store in South Garo Hills on Tuesday, injuring two people.
The incident occurred at about 11 am in the wine store belonging to one Chia N. Sangma, located at Jadigittim Bazar, 5 km from Nongalbibra under South Garo Hills.

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MUA-II rumblings roar in Sonia’s ear

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Shillong, Aug 19: With less than six months of leading the MUA – II government Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma is already battling the odds of toppling game that seek his ouster from the CM Chair. But this time, with the firm backing of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, there is a twist to the plot.

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Smit demands village police, magisterial power to maintain L&O

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SHILLONG, Aug 19: On the backdrop of killings of three persons by frenzied mob in Smit on suspicion of practicing witchcraft, the Smit Village Dorbar elders have asked Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma to empower the Dorbar with “village police” and “magisterial power” to maintain Law and Order (L&O) in their village.

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Witchcraft: Meghalaya Govt seeks suggestions to frame law

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SHILLONG, Aug 19: Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister additionally in-charge of Law, Rowell Lyngdoh has asked the society to come up with specific suggestions to the government to frame laws to end victimization of people who are branded as witchcraft practitioner and then killed.

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Mawthoh Clan demands action against perpetrators of Smit killing

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SHILLONG, Aug 19: The Mawthoh Clan (Seng Kur Mawthoh) on Monday strongly condemned the killing of their clan members recently at Smit village even as they demanded the concerned authority to take stern legal action against the perpetrators behind the crime.

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