Meghalaya to have 17 new police station in border areas

Shillong, Sep 7 (PTI) In an effort to check infiltration, the Meghalaya Government has decided to set up 17 new police stations along the inter-state boundary with Assam and International border with Bangladesh at a cost of Rs 143 crore, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said today.

"The police department has proposed that 17 additional police stations need to be set up in eastern parts of the state along the inter-state and international border areas," the chief minister said in the Assembly.