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Meghalaya clashes: curfew reimposed, mobile internet suspended

Mar 01, 2020 11:08 IST

Curfew was reimposed on Saturday in some areas of Shillong town after one person was killed in clashes between KSU members and non-tribals during a meeting on CAA and inner line permit. This after curfew was imposed on Friday night following the clashes and lifted at 8 am on Saturday. A ban on mobile internet services was already in force in six districts while SMSes will now be limited to five per day. Five additional companies of armed police forces have been deployed in sensitive areas. Police have arrested six persons in connection with the attack on the rally at Ichamati on Friday leading to the death of a pro-ILP activist. Meghalaya Home Minister has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident.

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