SHILLONG: While police personnel were conducting duty at the newly-opened weighbridge located at Khliehtyrshi, Jowai Bypass, at around 11 pm on May 27, one vehicle (AS 11 H 1957) ran over the police check point located near the weighbridge and did not stop.
In this incident, the vehicle rammed the barricades and dragged three people into a ditch.
In a press statement, the Superintendent of Police West Jaintia Hills District Lakador Syiem, informed that on receiving the information, police officials rushed to the spot and the 3 injured persons were immediately shifted to Ialong Civil Hospital for treatment.
However, the Luckyson Dhar was declared brought dead by the medical officer. The BNC personnel Hav R Dkhar of 4th MLP Bn was referred to NEIGRIHMS, Shillong for better treatment and Danny Dkhar, a civilian, was given first aid at Ialong Civil Hospital and later discharged.
The SP informed that search operation was conducted during the whole night till today morning and at around 7 am, three suspected persons were detained.
During interrogation, it was found that the driver Samim Ahmed Mazarbhuiya (40), resident of Terapur, Ramnagar village, Silchar, Assam is the main suspect in the case and the two other persons who were found with the driver were not found to be involved and hence released. Further interrogation is being made in this regard and a case is being registered accordingly.