November 30, 2022

Amit Shah has assured a CBI investigation into the incident of firing on the Assam-Meghalaya border. Amit Shah has assured a CBI investigation into the violence on the Assam-Meghalaya border

The central government will investigate the violence that has spread along the border between Assam and Meghalaya by the CBI. Union Home Minister Amit Shah gave this assurance to Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Sangma met Amit Shah

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Assam-Meghalaya The Central Bureau of Investigation is probing the violence that has erupted along the border CBI The Chief Minister of Karb Meghalaya said this Conrad Sangma This is what the Union Home Minister said on Thursday Amit Shah The central agency has assured to consider their request for an inquiry into the firing by the Assam Police along the border. Talking to reporters, Sangma said that in the meeting with Shah, he demanded the trial of those killed in the shooting and action against those responsible.

Later, a Home Ministry spokesperson tweeted that Shah had assured a CBI probe into the firing, which the Assam government had also demanded. The tweet said, ‘Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma met Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah today and requested a CBI probe into the unfortunate incident along the Assam-Meghalaya border. The Assam government has also requested a CBI probe into the matter. Home Minister Amit Shah has assured that the government will conduct a CBI probe.

6 people died in the violence

Earlier, Sangma had asserted that the Assam policemen had fired on innocent people in Mukhroh village in Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hills. Six people, including a forest guard, were killed in violence along the Assam-Meghalaya border after Assam forest officials stopped a truck carrying illegally cut timber in the early hours of Tuesday. Sangma said he also urged the central government to intervene in the border dispute with Assam to promote dialogue and trust between the two states.

Tension on Assam-Meghalaya border, Section 144 imposed

He said, ‘Home Minister Amit Shah has assured that he will act on our request for an inquiry into the border firing today.’ He said, the guilty will be punished but we have to maintain peace at this time. Sangma was accompanied by his cabinet colleagues in the meeting with Shah. Explain that the situation along the Assam-Meghalaya border is tense but peaceful and a large number of security personnel have been deployed in the area. Section 144 of CrPC applies to the place of violence and its vicinity.

‘Clash has nothing to do with border dispute’- CM Sarma

At the same time, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma on Thursday said that the clashes along the Assam-Meghalaya border had nothing to do with ‘border disputes’. He said the border dispute between the neighboring states would be resolved soon. He said timber was being smuggled and when forest officials tried to stop the vehicle, local people and police clashed. “Unfortunately, the victims are from Meghalaya, but this has nothing to do with territorial disputes…it is not a border dispute,” Sharma said. (input from language)

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