Meghalaya prisoner on the run recaptured, another untraced

Shillong, Sep 12 (IANS) A day after Ramesh Dkhar and an individual prison escapee figured out how to get away from horde rage in Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hills locale on Sunday in which the other four criminals were killed, he was captured on Monday while other man was still untraced, police said.

Police said that Dkhar was seen in the Shangpung Thadmuthlong region by certain individuals who informed them and a police group raced to the spot to remove him to forestall any inappropriate occurrence.

Five under-preliminary prioners and convict Marsanki Tariang had gotten away from Jowai prison subsequent to going after and overwhelming the gatekeepers late on Saturday night and took cover in a wilderness. Notwithstanding, four of the under-preliminaries were lynched by a horde at Shangpung in West Jaintia Hills region.

As indicated by police, a horde of nearby individuals, generally young people, furnished with wooden sticks, severely whipped the four killing them on the spot.

On Sunday, the criminals emerged from their refuge and attempted to get food when individuals distinguished them and went after them.

Dkhar figured out how to escape from the crowd anger and Tariang was no place to be seen when the occurrence occurred on Sunday. Tariang was serving a prison term subsequent to having been indicted under the POCSO Act.

Among those hacked to death by the crowd, included I Love You Talang, who, alongside Dkhar, was captured last month regarding revealed killing of two cab drivers. The other lynched under-preliminaries were Lodestar Tang, Shidorki Dkhar and Rikmenlang Lamare.

Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui on Monday told the continuous meeting of the Assembly that the public authority has set up two test boards to examine the Jowai escape and ensuing lynching of four of the outlaws.