The Meghalaya police said another non-tribal was injured after being stabbed by some miscreants at Lower Mawprem in Shillong on Sunday.
The youth, who has been identified as 28-year-old Aditya Kumar, son of D. Saha of Upper Mawprem near Shiv Mandir in Shillong, was stabbed by some unknown miscreant with a broken bottle at Lower Mawprem.
He was immediately admitted to the civil hospital in Shillong.
The incident took place at around 9.30 am on Sunday.
This has been informed by the assistant inspector general of police (A), Meghalaya, in a special bulletin regarding incidents reported from 8 am to 6 pm on Sunday.
According to the special bulletin, as informed by the Police Control Room, Shillong, at around 5 pm “unknown miscreants were pelting stones at vehicles plying through National Highway in Puriang area”.
Meanwhile, in view of the prevailing law & order scenario in East Khasi Hills district, the Meghalaya police have appealed to all to unite against the hate-mongers and those who are spreading rumours.
“All citizens, social organisations, religious organisations, Dorbar Shnongs, Seng Kynthei, Seng Samla and all peace-loving people from all spheres of life, are requested to kindly unite in fighting the menace of propagating and spreading of rumors & hate-mongering,” the Meghalaya police said.
Besides, apprehending serious deterioration of law & order in Shillong, the district magistrate of East Khasi Hills has ordered re-imposing of curfew in the city with effect from 9 pm on Sunday to 6 am on March 2, 2020.
Issuing an order on Sunday under section 144 CrPC, the district magistrate, M. War Nongbri, said “information is received that there is apprehension of serious deterioration of law & order in Shillong agglomeration and adjoining areas”.
In view of the deteriorating law and order situation in the city, the district magistrate, M. War Nongbri, in exercise of the powers conferred upon her under section 144 Cr.PC, has promulgated the curfew in Shillong agglomeration and its adjoining areas.