RTI activist attacked in Meghalaya, critical
SHILLONG: RTI activist Agnes Kharshiing and her
associate Anita Kharshiing were attacked by unidentified miscreants
in East Jaintia Hills on Thursday and taken to a hospital in
According to reports, she had gone to the coal-rich Lad Rymbai area and was attacked while returning to Shillong. The women were attacked when they were taking pictures of coal-laden trucks. Agnes has campaigned against the illegal mining carried out by the coal mafia in the state.