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13 arrested for setting house of former village chief on fire

Shillong, March 10: At least 13 people were arrested in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district for allegedly setting the house of a former village head on fire, police said on Friday. The incident took place at around 10:45 pm on March 8 when the house of a former village chief of Rymbai Iawpynsin village was allegedly set on fire by a group of people causing severe damage to property, the police said. One person was caught by the public red-handed while his associates ran away taking advantage of the darkness,...