Citizenshil Bill protest in Meghalaya
Protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Meghalaya. (File Image).

Curfew will be relaxed in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district from from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm on Friday.

The district magistrate of East Khasi Hills district in view of the prevailing law and order situation, issued an order on Thursday under section 144 CrPC relaxing the curfew in all curfew-bound areas under Lumdiengjri Police Station and Sadar police station and their respective outposts and Beat Houses for 16 hours with effect from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm on Friday.

The district magistrate said that curfew will be promulgated again in these areas with effect from 9:00 pm on Friday until further orders.

The district magistrate imposed the curfew from 8 pm to 5 am of Friday in Jaïaw, Mawkhar, Umsohsun, Riatsamthiah, Wahingdoh, Mission, Mawprem, Lumdiengjri, Lama Villa, Qualapatty, Wahthapbru, Sunny Hill, Cantonment, Butcher Road, Mawlonghat (excluding localities beyond Umshyrpri bridge), besides the whole of Khyndai Lad (Police Bazaar), Jail Road, Keatinge Road and Polo.

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