Shillong, Oct 16: Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Friday informed that Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has discussed the arrest of Father Stan Swamy to Union Home Minister, Amit Shah.
Fr. Stan Swamy was arrested last week by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the Bhima Koregaon case.
Demands have grown from church bodies and few legislators in the state for the release of the 83-year-old Jesuit priest.
Fr. Stan is known for his work on empowering tribals in Jharkhand through his NGO Bagaicha.