Meghalaya: Night curfew totally lifted for Shillong city

Meghalaya: Night curfew totally lifted for Shillong city

TNT News | August 20, 2018

Shillong, August 20, 2018The District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District has totally lifted night curfew in the curfew bound  areas falling under Lumdiengjri Police Station, that is, Jaiaw, Mawkhar, Umsohsun, Riatsamthiah, Wahingdoh, Mission, Mawprem, Lumdiengjri, Lamavilla, Qualapatty, Wahthapbru, Sunny Hill, Cantonment, Mawlong Hat including Cantonment Beat House Areas (excluding localities beyond Umshyrpi bridge) from 20th August, 2018.

It may be recalled that after the Motphran clash on May 31, curfew was imposed in Shillong to avoid any untoward instances. However, the day curfew was gradually lifted as peace began to prevail in the city but night curfew was still in place. The curfew which lasted fro more than two months has however been totally lifted starting from today.

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