Shillong, March 21: Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the recent murder of one Elius Rangdon from Pahammawlein 20th Mile, Ri Bhoi District.
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This was informed by the Deputy Chief Minister in charge of Home (Police) Prestone Tynsong.
A criminal case was registered at the Nongpoh police station and an investigation is in progress, he told the Assembly.
"The police are leaving no stone unturned, and they are working round the clock, towards ensuring that the perpetrators of this heinous crime are found and prosecuted as per law and that justice is delivered to the kin of the deceased victim," Tynsong assured.
The body of Elius Rangdon was recovered at Kliar Niangbari under 20th Mile, Byrnihat on the evening of March 9.
The matter was informed to the police by the headman of 20th Mile Pahammawlein to the police of the Byrnihat outpost.
Elius Rangdon was found lying on the ground with grievous injury on the head.
An FIR was filed by his daughter Rakhel Suting on March 10.