The operation was carried out by the 172 Battalion of the BSF on Saturday. Two persons were also arrested in connection with the case, the BSF said in an official statement here.
Addressing an election rally here on Sunday, the chief minister also praised the intelligence units of the state for working tirelessly to prevent anti-social activities and create a peaceful environment.
Banerjee, the chief minister of West Bengal, had addressed a TMC workers’ convention in the northeastern state last month, besides participating in pre-Christmas celebrations.
The TMC is now the northeastern state’s main opposition party in its 60-member assembly by virtue of the defection of 12 of the 17 Congress MLAs, including former chief minister Mukul Sangma in November last year.
The truck was intercepted at the Meghalaya border by an Assam Forest Department team around 3 am, West Karbi Anglong’s Superintendent of Police Imdad Ali told PTI.
Marak, an elected member of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council and also the state BJP vice-president, was earlier granted bail in connection with the running of a brothel in the farmhouse and the seizure of arms and ammunition from the premises.
She clinched the gold medal in the 60 kg Left-Hand category of the championship recently, defeating Santos Anna of Brazil.
Marak is on the run after six minors were rescued and 73 people arrested from his farmhouse Rimpu Bagan in a raid on Saturday, they said.
All the children were handed over to the District Child Protection Officer (DCPO) for safe custody and further necessary action as per law, he said.
The 31 coke oven plants in East Jaintia Hills district were working without obtaining the required consent from the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board (MSPCB).
The state government has entrusted Sauramandala Foundation for capacity building and designs while Selco Foundation will be the technical partner for the project, they said.
Governor Satya Pal Malik had earlier this month spoken to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on the affairs of the ADCs, their failure to submit utilization certificates (UCs), and the need to shut down all illegal toll gates set up by the tribal councils along the NH and state highways.
“Section 375(b) of the Penal Code recognises that insertion, to any extent, of any object into the vagina or urethra would amount to rape.
In 1972, the political map of Northeast India underwent a major change. The two Union Territories of Manipur and Tripura and the Sub-State of Meghalaya got statehood.
The Union Cabinet had last week approved the National Mission on Edible Oils – Oil Palm (NMEO-OP) as a new centrally sponsored scheme with a financial outlay of Rs 11,040 crore.
The former lawmaker’s counsel Kishore Chandra Gautam said they would challenge the POCSO court judgment in the Meghalaya High Court.
Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui resigned on Sunday night in wake of the violence.
This is the same district where 15 men disappeared inside an illegal rat-hole mine after it collapsed in December 2018.
Meghalaya Foundation Day 2021: As Manipur, the seven sister state of India celebrated its foundation day today, similarly, another hilly state of India, located between the beautiful valleys, Meghalaya celebrates its foundation day today on January 21, 2021.