SHILLONG: Ferdinand B Lyngdoh who was the son of former Meghalaya Chief Minister late E.K. Lyngdoh's son was charred to death inside his own car.
This incident took place near Umran Diary on the Shillong-Guwahati national highway yesterday in Ri-Bhoi district.
The victim Ferdinand B Lyngdoh who was an Assistant Professor in charge of the Department of Basic Science and Humanities at the College of Community Science in Sangsanggre, Tura, was also the younger brother of Congress MLA George Lyngdoh.
According to the report, he was traveling from Tura to Shillong by driving his car and suddenly his car burst, and fire engulfed the entire car.
Ri-Bhoi Superintendant of Police Nazarius Lamare informed that due to the high pressure the AC burst and the window were completely shut.
Earlier at least six people died as a bus carrying at least 22 passengers fell in a river bordering East Garo Hills and West Khasi Hills district at Nongchram village at around 12 am of September 29 . The MTC night bus, with 22 passengers onboard, was reportedly travelling at a very high speed between Tura and Shillong when it skidded off the bridge at Nongchram and plunged into the Ringdi river .
Meanwhile, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has expressed grief at the demise of the six person in the accident IANS ADDS: At least 16 people were injured when a Meghalaya state transport corporation passenger bus plunged into the Ringdi River in the wee hours of Thursday, police said. A senior police official here said that the night super bus fell into the Ringdi River at Nongchram in East Garo Hills District when it was traveling from Tura to state capital Shillong.