Two Bodo militants arrested in Assam

Guwahati, Sep 30 (IANS) Two Bodo militants, one of whom was involved in the killing of Bengali-speaking Muslims in Assam’s Baksa district last year, have been arrested in joint operations by security forces, an official said here on Wednesday.

The two cadres of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were arrested from two places in operations conducted by the Indian Army and Assam Police, Guwahati-based defence spokesman Lt. Col. Suneet Newton said.

One of the arrested militants — NDFB’s self-styled deputy commander Udiyachal Dwimary alias Udangcha — was involved in the massacre of Bengali-speaking Muslims in Baksa district last year, Newton said.

One 7.65 mm pistol, some ammunition and two hand grenades were seized from him.

In another incident, security forces arrested Sandhulal Basumatary alias Shakal from Kokrajhar district. One 7.62 mm pistol and some ammunition were seized from him, the spokesman said.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here