Key decisions of the Meghalaya Cabinet today:
Cabinet has decided to constitute a judicial enquiry under the Commission of Enquiry Act to look into the events that occurred in the wee hours of 13th August, 2021.
A Peace Committee will be constituted, chaired by the Deputy CM, Sh. P. Tynsong & Cabinet Ministers, Sh. H. Dohling, & Sh. R. Tongkhar.
The Committee will co-opt members from civil societies, religious organisations, community heads, etc.
There will also be a Sub-Committee for Security & Law & Order headed by the Chief Minister, Sh. Conrad Sangma with Deputy CM & Home Minister as members to look into aspects of law & order, possible future threats & overall functioning of Meghalaya Police.
Lastly, in view of the overall situation in Shillong, the Curfew will be extended till 5AM of 18th August, 2021.
The temporary ban on mobile internet services will also be extended for the next 24 hours.