Shillong, October 18: The Diengpasoh Police Station, in East Khasi Hills District, was inaugurated today by Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh at a function held at Diengpasoh village. The function was also attended by Dr SB Singh, DGP, Pyniaid Sing Syiem, local AR Mawthoh, DIG, Eastern Range and DNR Marak, Superintendent of Police, East Khasi Hills among other dignitaries, including officials of Police Department, District Administration and officials of various departments, besides teachers, students and people from Diengpasoh and its adjoining villages.
Addressing the gathering, Lyngdoh said that it was his privilege to have had the opportunity to inaugurate the new police station which would immensely help the people of the area, who otherwise had to spend a lot of time and money to travel to Rynjah Police Station even for minor cases. “Creation of new police stations is a part of the government’s policy for ensuring better policing services, upholding peace and maintaining Law & Order in the area and also bringing administration closer to the people” he added.
He also said that the government for the past several years has been coming up with various projects to ensure that developmental programmes and schemes reach every nook and corner of the state. He also urged the people to work in coordination with the various departments overall development of the areas.
The 11 villages under the Diengpasoh Police Station include Sohlaper, Mawiong, Ummir, Mawsharoh, Mawthumthum, Ryngksaw, Diengpasoh, Jaroit, Mawkhanu, Mynriang and Nonghali. East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner PS Dkhar read out the notification and handed the station over to B Marbaniang, the newly appointed Officer-in-charge of Diengpasoh Police Station.