Assam-Meghalaya Conflict: Additional Security Deployed at Jorabat

According to sources, the Assam administration has taken few precautionary measures in Jorabat to control the conflict between the two states.
Additional Security Deployed at Jorabat | Representative Image
Additional Security Deployed at Jorabat | Representative Image

Additional security has been deployed under flyover in Jorabat on Thursday to control the adverse situation between Assam and Meghalaya.

According to sources, the Assam administration has taken few precautionary measures in Jorabat to control the conflict between the two states.

Security has been tightened in Jorabat area.

The precautionary measures were taken so that the miscreants attack on the civilians is controlled.

Since the firing incident which killed at least four civilians from Meghalaya and one Assam forest guard, there is unrest between the two states in which miscreants are allegedly attacking drivers and tourists from Assam in Meghalaya.

In few areas, car bearing Assam registration were set on fire, black flags were displayed in front of hotels where tourist from the state are staying.

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It may be mentioned that on Tuesday morning, an incident of firing took place between Assam Forest Officials and unknown miscreants at Mukhrow under Jirikinding PS under West Karbi Anglong District. The incident reportedly took place when the Forest Party attempted to stop truck smuggling out illegal timber.

When the truck was stopped by the forest party personnel, they were gheraoed by unknown miscreants who resorted to violence. In order to save their lives, the forest party resorted to firing. In the incident, three civilians and one forest guard died.

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