Prominent city businessman attacked, cash snatched

SHILLONG, Jun 28: A prominent businessman of the city was injured on Wednesday evening when he was attacked by a miscreant.

The businessman, Rishan Rapsang elder brother of Congress MLA from West Shillong and popularly known as “bahdeng” Rapsang was hit on the head with an iron rod as he entered his mother’s house in Jaiaw Langsning locality of the city.

In the CCTV footage which has gone viral on social media it can be seen that the miscreant who was masked waiting for the victim inside the compound.

As soon as Rapsang entered the gate he was hit on the head by what seemed to be an iron rod.

As soon as the businessman fell on the ground after he received the blow the masked miscreant snatched a bag which Rapsang was carrying.

Rapsang’s younger brother, Mohendro Rapsang informed that his elder brother on Wednesday evening as was his usual practice visited his mother’s residence after winding up his business for the day.

“But on Wednesday evening he was suddenly attacked by a man who was already hiding inside our mother’s compound,” Mohendro said.

He said that his brother is presently admitted at Woodland Hospital and his condition is currently stable.

Meanwhile, an FIR has been filed in Lumdiengjri police station in this connection.

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