Militant activities down in Garo Hills: DGP

By Our Reporter

SHILLONG: Meghalaya Director General of Police (DGP) Kulbir Krishan on Sunday claimed that militant activities in insurgency-ravaged Garo Hills have gone down ahead of the Christmas festivities.

He also said that militants, both from the GNLA and ANVC-B, are taking a break and paying visits to their family members.

Reacting to queries on deployment of additional forces in Garo Hills for election duty, the DGP, without divulging the exact date, stated that the Centre will release the forces by the beginning of January.