At least two petrol bombs were thrown at the residence of opposition United Democratic Party legislator Paul Lyngdoh at Shillong on Monday.
East Khasi Hills district Superintendent of Police (SP) Davis N Marak confirmed the incident.
“We are investigating the case and very soon the criminals will be nabbed,” added the SP.
UDP leader Paul Lyngdoh talking to the media said, “Petrol bombs were hurled at my residence around 5am in the morning.”
He added that the miscreants threw petrol bombs in front of house.
“The bombs fell at the guard’s room located near the gate. The guard acting quickly doused the fire,” added Lyngdoh.
Lyngdoh, working president of UDP, has lodged a complaint with the Lumdiengjri police station against his opponent Mahendro Rapsang from the Congress party.
“The act has been carried out by the goons of (Rapsang),” he told the media.
He added recently UDP youth leader P Sharma's residence was also attacked in a similar manner.
said the police are acting on the complaint and already got some clue from a Facebook post.
(With PTI inputs)