Shillong: The JAC of East Jaintia National Council Central Executive Council (EJNC), Hynniewtrep Achick National Movement (HANM), Hynniew Trep National Youth Front (HNYF), United Hynniew Trep Movement (UHM), and Meghalaya Peoples United (MPUF) yesterday submit a memorandum to the State Home Minister James K. Sangma demanding the immediate removal of the current SP of East Jaintia Hills District Vivekanand Singh over his alleged highhandedness.
According to the JAC on the 24th night of November, 2019 MPUF members includes Juni Phawa, David Dkhar, Viky Dhar and Scientis Sana were arrested over alleged extortion from truck drivers.
This the JAC termed as baseless. Further states that while the arrest was made on 24th but FIR was only filed a day later and the SP could not provide evidence in the court pertaining to the case. JAC also express total displeasure to the demand by the SP that the NGOs furnish all the names of the members which it says is against the Article 19 of Constitution of India.
On these grounds, a demand for the immediate removal of the SP was made to the Home Minister.