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Posts published in “Day: February 25, 2019”

Church elder, former cop accused of bribing voters

HP NEWS SERVICE A church elder and a former police officer were accused of bribing people for votes in West Jaintia Hills. According to a complaint lodged by the Congress party, the two were supporters of Charles Muksor, independent candidate from Ummulong-Moodymmai constituency. Congress election agent Klinsman Lamare said the two persons were identified as Briwon Pohshna who is the elder of Ummulong Presbyterian Church and Welly Muksor, a retired police officer. Lamare said that Pohshna and Muksor had entered a house of Mira Pyngrope at Wahrymbai, Ummulong and offered her Rs 3000 to vote for the independent candidate. Lamare…