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Police officer accused of cheating

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

A Reporter

SHILLONG, April 29: Ridaroy Shadap a resident of Khliehtyrshi, West Jaintia hills district has alleged that the police is not taking any action against one Lumlang Lyngkhoi, Officer in-charge (OC) of Khliehriat police station despite an FIR being filed on this continuous threatening SMS messages.

“I had earlier filed and FIR at Jowai Police station against Lyngkhoi but due to continuous pressure and SMS from him I felt scared so I had to withdraw the FIR, however today with the support of some NGOs I have filed another FIR against him,” Shadap told newsmen here on Friday.

She alleged that after giving birth to a child in 2014 Lyngkhoi had promised her that he will be taking care of the child including 5 other children he did not fathered.

She informed that the police officer had made her change the father’s me in the certificates of all the six children and forbidden them from ever contacting their biological father.

“When he suddenly disappeared I started wondering and later I decided to go and visit him and ask for maintence but he ignored my request and started threatening me,” he said adding that she has also seek the intervention of the Superintendent of Police (SP) East Jaintia hills district on the matter.

“Earlier I have also filed an FIR against the wife of Lyngkhoi, Melita Pakma of Mookyndeng village along with three others for beating and cutting my hair and stealing around Rs 20,000 worth of cash from my shop on April 4,” she said.

She said despite filing an FIR with the police on the assault the police till date have yet to take any action against the wife of Lyngkhoi.

Shadap was also supported by the Civil Society Women Organization (CSWO) Jaintia hills unit, Khasi Jaintia tiol Union (KJNU) and Hynniewtrep tiol People Front (HNPF).

The NGOs supporting her has also condemned the iction of the police regarding the matter.

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