SHILLONG, Aug 20 - Nearly two months after curfew was imposed in the State Capital here following disturbances in Punjabi Lane, the prohibitory order has been totally lifted.
Over this extended period curfew was imposed throughout the State Capital and the timing was reduced after assessing the law and order situation. Although curfew was lifted from Shillong agglomerate sometime back, night curfew was still in place in some of the areas.
Today, District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills PS Dkhar lifted the night curfew in areas falling under Lumdiengjri Police Station, that is, Jaiaw, Mawkhar, Umsohsun, Riatsamthiah, Wahingdoh, Mission, Mawprem, Lumdiengjri, Lamavilla and all other areas.
�In view of the improvement of law and order situation, night curfew has been totally lifted from Shillong city,� Dkhar said.