Most wanted criminal of Assam-Meghalaya escapes
According to the reports, a police team of North Garo Hills had launched operation in the hills area.
William Sangma had managed to flee after seeing a police team, who checked vehicle at Thapa Darenchi area in the hill district.
“On seeing the police team, the most wanted criminal had suddenly turned his vehicle to a roadside field and managed to flee along with his three aides,” North Garo Hills district SP Dalton P. Marak said.
“When he turned his vehicle to the roadside field, the police personnel fired warning shots at them but they managed to escape leaving their vehicle behind,” the top police official said.
Police recovered one Chinese made carbine, a M-16 rifle magazine, one 7.65 mm pistol magazine, several rounds of live ammunition, camouflage uniforms from the abandoned vehicle.
Meanwhile, Meghalaya police launched massive operation along the all suspected areas to nab Sangma and his aides.
On the other hand, the Meghalaya police has contacted with their Assam counterpart after the incident.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)