A person was killed after he was attacked by unidentified miscreants at Wala Amarsang under South West Khasi Hills district.
The incident occurred on December 11 at around 10:30 pm when the victim identified as Paulus G Momin was returning home with his wife from Nongstoiñ.
Police said the couple were stopped by unknown miscreants in a white gypsy at Wala Amarsang and were forcefully asked to get out of their vehicle after which the wife was chased away by the miscreants.
While the wife ran to inform her mother, police said she also took the help of villagers to look for her husband, but did not dare to go to the spot until the next morning.
The body of Momin was found in the same spot where they were stopped with severe injuries caused by a sharp weapon on his ears.
Meanwhile, Nonghyllam police have registered an FIR against unidentified assailants and investigation is on.