SHILLONG, Feb 9: In yet another incident of cross border crime two persons including a teenager on Sunday afternoon was attacked by Bangladeshi criminals.
The two were identified as Denglang Diengdoh (19) and Harikanto Sargari (21).
The incident occurred at Pyrkan village along the Indo-Bangladesh border in East Khasi Hills district.
Pyrkan is a village under Shella constituency.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 2:30 pm when suspected Bangladeshi nationals entered inside the Indian territory near the Shella river and attacked them.
According to preliminary reports there were around five Bangladeshis who attacked the Indian nationals.
Police informed that Diengdoh was inflicted wounds with sharps objects and had injuries on his head and back.
Meanwhile Sargari suffered minor injuries on his person.
The victims were immediately rushed to Primary Health Centre at Ichamati.
However, Diengdoh was shifted to Shillong Civil hospital.
This year there has been a number of attacks on Meghalaya citizens living along Indo-Bangladesh border.
On the intervening night of January 3 – 4
five Indian villagers were attacked near Lad Darrang in West Jaiñtia hills on the Dawki-Amlarem road.
During January itself a BSF personnel and villager were seriously injured at Amdoh village near Rongkum, in West Jaiñtia hills.
In another incident one person from Nongtalang village went missing from his home since February 2 and he was later found with cut wounds all over his body.