Home Minister Rajnath Singh has expressed shock and anguish on the killing of MLA Tirong Aboh, his family and others in Arunachal Pradesh. In a tweet, Mr Singh said, it is an outrageous attempt to disturb peace and normalcy in the North East. He said, the perpetrators of this heinous crime will not be spared.
The Home Minister expressed condolences to the bereaved families.Tirong Aboh, the sitting MLA from Khonsa West assembly constituency, along with 10 others have been killed in an ambush by unidentified gunmen in Tirap District today afternoon.
Arunachal Pradesh DGP SBK Singh said that Aboh was coming back from Dibrugarh in Assam, when his convoy was ambushed by suspected insurgent group at 12th Mile area, 20km from Khonsa headquarter of Tirap district.
He said that deceased include two PSOs, Aboh's son and his election agents. Aboh was the National People's Party candidate from Khonsa West AC. (AIR NEWS)