Violence reaches Shillong, 16 detained

Shillong, May 5
The violence ravaging through Manipur has reached all the way to Shillong.
The spill over of the violence in Manipur was reported on Thursday from the Nongrim Hills locality in Shillong City.
Police said they received information at around about 5,30 pm at Laitumkhrah police station about a group fight at Nongrim Hills near Mizo Morden School. Police rushed to the area and found two persons of one community manhandled by another community.
To prevent the situation from getting aggravated, East Khasi Hills Police have apprehended and detained 16 persons under Section 107 CrPC of both the communities for formenting trouble.
Police have further warned of taking stringent measures against those wanting to vitiate the peace in the city. Hub Network