The Meghalaya Police on Wednesday said it was coordinating with its Tripura counterparts to ensure safety of students, following attacks on students from outside, studying at ICFAI University, Kamalghat in Tripura.
Expressing concern over the incident of attacks, Meghalaya Assistant Inspector General of Police, G.K. Iangrai issued a statement on Wednesday.
Iangrai said information has been received that certain issues have befallen at ICFAI University, Kamalghat in Tripura, whereby students hailing from Meghalaya are perceiving fear of being attacked and breach of their security.
“In this regard, the Director General of Police, Meghalaya, R. Chandranathan, had contacted his counterpart in Tripura, and he was ensured that the students will not be affected by any untoward or unforeseen incidents, and that their security will be enhanced,” the statement said.
Iangrai also informed that the Meghalaya Police has been co-ordinating with the Tripura Police so as to ensure the safety of the students.
For any immediate assistance required, the students or their family members can contact at telephone numbers 9436337946 and 6033090114.
Meanwhile, the IFCAI off campus at Shillong, the State capital of Meghalaya, was asked to close down by the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) in view of the incident of attack on students from Meghalaya studying at ICFAI in Tripura.
The parents of the affected students also met Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling in the State Secretariat on Wednesday evening.
The affected parents urged the State government to ensure safety of Khasi students studying at ICFAI University in Tripura.