Administration orders inquiry into lathicharge by CRPF

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Shillong, Dec 12 (UNI) The district administration has ordered an inquiry into the lathicharge by CRPF personnel at Mothphran, injuring at least eight street hawkers and a pregnant woman here on Monday.

Street hawkers yesterday lodged an FIR against the CRPF personnel and two additional district magistrates in this connection.

East Khasi Hills Superintendent of Police A R Mawthoh has directed Deputy Suprintendent of Police(Crime) to conduct an inquiry.

The incident took place when Shillong Municipal Board(SMB) began evicting the street hawkers in Mothphran area on Monday.

UNI

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