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Magisterial probe into NPP-INC clash in Rajabala

Shillong, Oct 28 :The West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner has ordered a magisterial probe into the pre-poll violence in Rajabala on Wednesday.

Dadenggre SDO Jagdish Chelani will probe the clash between NPP and Congress and submit the report within 10 days, according to the order issued on Thursday.

Earlier, Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Roy Kharkongor said a detailed discussion was held on the incident and the police have arrested three persons based on the FIRs.

After the Congress filed an FIR stating that the violence was instigated by the NPP supporters, the NPP filed a counter FIR regarding the incident at Garodubi village under Rajabala constituency.

The five contesting candidates in Rajabala are Dr Azad Zaman’s wife Hashina Yasmin Mondal from the Congress, former legislator and sitting MDC of Batabari Ashahel D Shira from UDP,  Abdus Saleh from NPP, Kingston B Marak (BJP) and Carla R Sangma (Independent).

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