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One held for assault in city

Shillong, July 5: Police arrested one Banpyrkhat Lyngdoh Nonglait (32)  on Tuesday for his involvement in an assault case.                                                                          A case against Nonglait was registered at the Lumdiengjri police station and he was arrested around 12.30 pm from Bara Bazar and is being forwarded to court, SP Sylvester Nongtnger said in a statement.

The action of the police was after the sister of the victim filed an FIR on July 4.

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The matter was related to a video being circulated on Whatsapp of an assault at Rani Motor’s Junction, Jaiaw Langsning.

According to Nongtnger on July 3 around 2 pm, one person entered inside the compound of the aunty of Leo Dangdonborlang Sun with a  malafide intention.

On seeing the accused trespassing into the compound, Leo shouted and chased him away for which a scuffle ensued.

During the scuffle, Leo was assaulted and sustained grievous injuries.

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