Meghalaya Home Minister quits amid unrest over ex-militant’s death

Shillong, 16th August: Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui resigned on Sunday and showed his resentment against the increasing violence in the state.

Home minister submitted his resignation after the state government banned mobile and internet services

Rymbui’s resignation came hours after the state government banned mobile and data internet services for 48 hours. Curfew was also in post in four districts of Meghalaya. Everyone in the state is disappointed because of the serious breakdown of law and order in the state.  The death of Thangkhiew is one of the major reasons behind the unrest in the state.

Judicial enquiry has also been proposed by Rymbui

Ryumbui asked the Chief Minister to accept his resignation “considering the gravity of the situation”. He also stated, “This will facilitate a free and fair enquiry taken by the government to bring out the truth of the incident. I propose a judicial inquiry be conducted.”

Home minister has taken the decision after making a detailed consultation with his party

Rymbui stated in a video that he has taken the decision after making consultations with his party. Belong to the United democratic Party of Meghalaya. He requested and immediate judicial investigation so that the truth can come out.

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