TNT Desk | Shillong | February 13, 2018
As campaigns and rallies by various political parties continue to be a regular affair in different parts of poll bound Meghalaya, instances of violence are not uncommon, especially at a time when people are overcome with frenzy to ensure the winnability of their candidates. In what may be termed as a similar case of violence, it has come to light that on Feb 12, a women identified as Rophina Mawrie who was carrying a baby on her back was injured in the head during a public meeting organized by PDF party.
As per police sources, the victim went to attend a public meeting of PDF at Lumshyap, Nongmynsong and received injury in her head when some unidentified miscreants started pelting stones at the gathering of public meeting organised by PDF at Lumshyap, Nongmynsong. An FIR was lodged at Nongmynsong Police Station in this regard and the victim was immediately given first aid treatment.
As per police, investigation is on to nab the culprits.
Talking to media person PDF candidate from Pynthorumkhrah Constituent Mr. James Band Bassaiawmoit condemned such an act and asked the authority to book the culprit at the earliest.