Meghalaya government believes that Shillong-violence was a ‘sponsored’ one funded by some unscrupulous elements who wanted to create communal problem in the state.
The government has got evidence that the plotters were hired by the unscrupulous elements to create communal ruckus in the area.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma assured to take stern action against the perpetrator of violence saying that the agitation was funded by some people.
Meghalaya Home Minister, James K Sangma has already called upon the people to maintain peace even as he stated that the government has met almost all the demands including the arrest of the main accused involved in the assault of three minor boys in Them Iew Mawlong.
Police recovered money and expensive liquors from the arrested stone pelters and suspected that they were not from the locality where the violence broke out.
Meanwhile, a delegation of Shiromani Akali Dal from Punjab reached Shillong and met Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma later on Sunday. The delegation held a meeting with the chief minister and discussed at length about the prevailing situation in Shillong.
Later the delegation visited affected areas of Mawkhar, Motphran and Jaïaw.