SHILLONG: Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) legislator from North Shillong, Adelbert Nongrum will raise the issue of killing of former general secretary of Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) Cherishstarfield Thangkhiew during the assembly session staring from September 10.
The members of 'Sur u Nong Mawlai' which translates to 'Voice of Mawlai', an umbrella body of 11 organizations, met Nongrum and other legislators on seeking their support for necessary action from the government, including suspension of officers involved. They also submitted letters to 35 MLAs of Khasi-Jaintia-Ri Bhoi.
"I had already decided to take up the matter in the Assembly and the issue will be raised," he said. He also said that the people of Mawlai had his full support in their demand to remove the police officer involved in the operation which led to the ultimate demise of Thangkhiew.