Shillong ( Meghalaya ), July 20: East Jaintia Hills District Police arrested 4 Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC ) overground workers who were involved in the IED explosion at Police Reserve in East Jaintia Hills District.
According to the statement of the accused persons, all of them boarded a vehicle and thereafter, went to Police Reserve to place the IED.
On the intervening night Of 13th and 14th July 2021 they then, triggered the explosion which resulted in minor damage Of a police building and injuring 1 police personnel.
In another major breakthrough, the investigation of the case also led to the arrest Of 2 activists of HNLC who were involved in the unfurling Of HNLC flag in the year 2019 and in attempting to cause an IED explosion at a Coke factory in Khliehriat.
The investigation of the case is still in progress and the investigation team is on the lookout for other activists of the proscribed organisation who are involved in the case.