Wanted Meghalaya Terrorist Shira Killed In Encounter


Guwahati: Most wanted GNLA Commander-in-Chief Sohan D Shira has been killed in an encounter on Saturday morning in Dobu Agalgre of East Garo Hills.

The self-proclaimed commander-in-chief of the Garo National Liberation Army or GNLA, was active in Garo Hills of Meghalaya that goes to polls on February 27.

A police source also stated that Shohan was involved in the killing of the NCP candidate Jonathan Sangma and other three people in an ambush carried with IED blast. The same source also said that ULFA Dy Chief-of-Staff Drishti Rajkhowa assisted the IED blast and Rajkhowa himself was present in that ambush.

The GNLA(Garo National Army) was formed by Sohan D Shira and Champion Sangma in 2009. Champion Sangma, who was a DySP of Meghalaya Police, later returned to the mainstream.