FROM STAFF CORRESPONDENT
SHILLONG, Dec 13: The District Magistrate, East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat has promulgated an order under Section 144 CrPC to ensure that the conduct of Election is held peacefully, free and fair manner within 5-Sutnga Saipung and 6- Khliehriat Assembly Constituencies in the District. The order prohibits carrying of arms by any person or persons and that all arms licenses holders in East Jaintia Hills District to deposit their weapons along with Xerox copies of licenses in their respective Police Stations and Out Posts for safe custody and the same will be released after the Election process. The order shall come into force with immediate effect and will remain in force till the election process is over. The order shall not apply to members of the Police Security Forces, Paramilitary forces who may carry arms in connection with their lawful duties.