Shillong ( Meghalaya), Nov 3 : Four persons were arrested In connection with the physical assaults on innocent commuters and pedestrians by some of the processionists during the FKJGP Rally on Oct 28 here .
Police after identifying the culprits conducted several raids on the intervening night of Nov 2 and Nov 3 in East Khasi Hills and Ri Bhoi district and arrested 4 persons directly involved in the assaults while others have fled to evade arrest.
SP, East Khasi Hills , S . Nongtnger in a press note informed that they will be produced in Court in connection with Laitumkhrah PS Case No. 150 (10) 22 U/S 324/34/341/353/ 505/ 506 IPC and Shillong Sadar PS Case No. 246 (10) 22 U/S 120B/ 323 /34/ 341/ 353 /427/505/506 IPC R/w Sec. 3 Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act.
The note further added that efforts are on by the district police to arrest all those involved in the assaults.