Mukroh Firing Incident: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notice to Assam and Meghalaya governments, asking the state governments to table an action taken report in the case proceedings initiated by the All India Trinamool Congress, related to the recent firing incident at Mukroh village in Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hills.
Mukroh Firing Incident
According to the commission, the authorities concerned shall intimate the NHRC, if any, notice, order has been received by them on the matter from the State Human Rights Commission.
It is noted that six people, including a forest guard, were killed in violence in Mukroh village in West Karbi Anglong district near the Assam-Meghalaya border on November 22.
Meanwhile, the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) alleged that the fatal incident was not only on account of illegal abuse of force by Assam Forest guards in the territory of Meghalaya but also a grave atrocity committed against victims who were from scheduled tribe.