Guwahati/IBNS: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Late E K Mawlong’s youngest son was charred to death when the car he was travelling in caught fire in Meghalaya’s Ri-Bhoi district.
The incident took place on Shillong-Guwahati highway on Saturday.
The deceased person was identified as Ferdinand B Lyngdoh who was the youngest son of the former chief minister and the brother of Congress MLA George Lyngdoh.
A police official of the Ri-Bhoi district said the vehicle suddenly caught fire in the Umran area on the Shillong-Guwahati highway.
Lyngdoh was an assistant professor at a college affiliated with the Imphal-based Central Agriculture University.