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First chairperson of Meghalaya Lokayukta sworn in

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

Retired was on Tuesday sworn in as the first of Lokayukta in

The Lokayukta is empowered to probe allegations of corruption against public functionaries such as the chief minister, deputy chief minister, ministers, speaker and deputy speaker of Assembly, MLAs, besides government officials.

administered the oath of office to Justice (retd) Musahary at a function in the Raj Bhavan here.

The of the Lokayukta urged the Conrad Sangma government to speed up the appointment of four other members of the Lokayukta.

Cabinet ministers and Lahkmen Rymbui, of Opposition Mukul Sangma and senior government officials attended the oath taking ceremony.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 17:35 IST