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JFK Marak receives commendation for contribution to CI Ops

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Tura, July 27: The Superintendent of Police (SP), North Garo Hills (NGH), JFK Marak on Sunday received a commendation for his contribution to Counter Insurgency Operations in the Garo Hills region.
Marak received a disc, certificate and commendation in a ceremony held at the group centre CRPF from the IGP of CRPF North Zone as the SP for East Garo Hills.


 

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GNLA denies role in IED blast that killed 3 cops

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TURA, July 27: The killing of three policemen on the Rongram-Dadenggre road through an IED blast was widely suspected to be the handiwork of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA). However, the militant group has expressly stated that it had no role to play in the planting of the bomb and that this is an attempt to malign the image of the outfit, which is aiming to join the peace process.
Three policemen, out on patrol lost their lives when their Gypsy was rocked by an IED explosion and the police had alleged the hand of GNLA in the blast.

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Kidnapped teacher reaches home, 4 arrested, master-mind absconding

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TURA, July 27: A day after 4 miscreants tried to kidnap a teacher as well as a policeman, the kidnapped teacher reached home safely on Sunday after having made the trip from the place of incident to his house in Chaipani in Dalu. The kidnapping attempt gone wrong had left the cop severely injured and was rushed to GNRC in Guwahati. Soumendro Chakraborty (Rony) is currently safe at his house in Dalu.
The cop, Abhijit Mazumdar is said to be out of danger after he underwent an operation in the GNRC in Guwahati on Sunday. Sources said that he was on a liquid diet and is recovering.

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24 ANVC (B) cadres arrested from Edenbari, hand in Tura killings suspected

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TURA, July 26: In possibly the biggest breakthrough for the police in the Garo Hills area of Meghalaya, the West Garo Hills (WGH) police on Saturday apprehended 24 ANVC (B) cadres from their camp in Edenbari. The arrest comes in the wake of repeated killing of civilians within the town of Tura. The two killings which happened within a span of 3 days had raised tensions within the region and had even prompted the administration to issue a circular warning of militants trying to seek shelter as tenants within the town of Tura itself.

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Condemnation of highhandedness of outsiders flows in

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SHILLONG, July 27: Condemnation of the incident which happened on Friday last wherein the Enforcement staff of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), pressmen, and members of the general public were assaulted by ‘outsiders’ has poured in from cross sections of the society.
The Hynniewtrep A’chik National Movement (HANM), North West Khasi Hills (NWKH) Unit has strongly condemned what it termed as the highhandedness of outsiders last which was displayed at Iweduh, Shillong wherein Paul Leong had led these outsiders in an assault of the Enforcement Staff of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), pressmen who were discharging their duty and members of the general public while the KHADC was conducting a check of trading licenses in the area.

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ULFA is aiding GNLA in making IEDs: DGP

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SHILLONG, JUL 26: In the wake of the deaths of three police personnel when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded on Friday at Tebronggre which is about 25 kms from the town of Tura, Meghalaya Police have revealed that the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) is being aided by a faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) which is led by Rajkhowa in making such IEDs.
In this regard, Meghalaya Director General of Police (DGP) PJP Hanaman on Saturday said, “The faction group of the ULFA led by Rajkhowa is aiding the GNLA by extending specialize training in bomb making to the outfit.” He also said that this bomb making training is being imparted in the GNLA camps located in the Durama range in Garo Hills, an thickly forested and highly inaccessible area.

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Kidnapping attempt goes horribly wrong, one suspected killed, cop shot at, critical

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TURA, July 26: In a kidnapping attempt that went horribly wrong, one policeman suffered multiple gunshot wounds while his friend is suspected to have been killed when they tried to flee the attempt.
According to sources, police officer Abhijit Mazumdar was on his way to Dalu and went to the Dobasipara bus stand to catch a bus where he was met his friend Rana Chakraborty, a resident of Chaipani, Dalu. The two then started their journey on the bike that Rana came in. When they reached 7th mile, they were stopped by 5 people with guns who came in a Maruti 800 car.

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