Conrad Sangma, Prestone Tynsong meets NHRC over Mukroh firing

Shillong, Nov 25: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma along with Deputy Chief Minister on Friday met the Chairperson Arun Kumar Mishra and other members of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).

During the meeting, the Chief Minister gave a detailed account of the firing incident that claimed six lives at Mukroh, West Jaintia Hills district.

Sangma informed the Chairperson and the members that the Mukroh incident was a clear violation of human rights.

“Apprised them about the actions that have been taken like the Central Agency enquiry into the matter,” the Chief Minister said.

The Meghalaya government has also sought their support for necessary action from their end.

The state government also stressed on the need for proper sensitisation of forces deputed in sensitive border areas so that such incidents where precious lives are lost do not reoccur in any part of the country.