Meghalaya killing

The president of a leading organisation in Meghalaya's Jaiñtia Hills region was murdered and the body found near the deputy commissioner's office in Khliehriat, the district headquarters of East Jaintia Hills, about 100km from here.

By Rining Lyngdoh in Shilong
  • Published 21.03.18
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Shillong: The president of a leading organisation in Meghalaya's Jaiñtia Hills region was murdered and the body found near the deputy commissioner's office in Khliehriat, the district headquarters of East Jaintia Hills, about 100km from here.

Police said the president of the Jaiñtia Youth Federation, Poipynhun Majaw, 38, was killed and the body recovered on Tuesday. A metal wrench was found next to his body. Preliminary investigation suggested Majaw was hit on the head, leading to his death.