Shillong, July 31: Urban Affairs Minister, Hamletson Dohling today inspected the Infiltration Check Gate situated at Byrnihat in Ri-Bhoi district.
“I met the officer-incharge of Byrnihat Outpost and the Incharge of the Infiltration Check Gate and urged them to strengthen their mechanism after the publication of the final draft NRC in Assam,” Dohling said.
“I personally came to meet the authorities of the Infiltration Check Gate and to urge them to keep vigil 24×7 so as to stop any illegal immigrant from enetring Meghalaya,” the Urban Affairs minister said.
Dohling also admitted that the state government is yet to have a proper mechansim to detect illegal infiltrators from entering the state.
He also admitted that the Infiltration Check Gate at Byrnihat is ill-equipped since there are only 10 staffs and no vehicle is provided to them.