Night curfew further relaxed in city

A Reporter
SHILLONG, June 22: As the law and order situation in Shillong has improved, the District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills district, has relaxed curfew in all the curfew bound areas falling under Shillong Agglomeration for 19 hours from June 23 with effect from 5:00 am to 12:00 midnight and is promulgated again from 12:00 midnight to 5:00 am until further order.

It may be noted that earlier the government had even imposed a blanket ban on mobile internet as fake news and rumors have been spreading in social media. However, the government had recently removed the ban as a result of the improved law and order situation in the capital city.

Meanwhile, the District Magistrate, East Khasi Hill district has issued an order that the curfew in the curfew-bound areas falling under Lumdiengjri police station, that is, Jaiaw, Mawkhar, Umsohsun, Riatsamthiah, Wahingdoh, Mission, Mawprem, Lumdiengjri, Lamavilla, Qualapatty, Wahthapbru, Sunny Hill, Cantonment, Mawlong Hat including Cantonment Beat House areas (excluding localities beyond Umshyrpi bridge) has been relaxed for 17 hours from June 23 with effect from 5.00 am to 10.00 pm and is promulgated again from 10.00 pm to 5:00 am until further orders.