Suspected NLFB cadre arrested(National Liberation Front of Bodoland) On Saturday night. A recently formed militant group in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) — was captured here dressed as a cab driver.
On Saturday night, the Crime Branch and the Noonmati police conducted a combined operation in the No. 2 Salbari neighborhood, which is within the jurisdiction of the Noonmati police.
Dipak Choudhury, the detained cadre, allegedly claimed to be the general secretary of the outlawed organization and had been functioning in the city under a false name for many months. The accused is from Goreswar in the Bodoland Territorial Region’s Baksa region (BTR). He arrived in Guwahati three months ago and was residing with his brother-in-law Biswajit Rai in Sabari, where he was in charge of the NLFB’s organizational affairs. The Crime Branch seized two 9 mm handgun ammunition, one motorbike bearing, and various unlawful papers from his possession during the operation.
Meanwhile, Pabitra Bhuyan, officer-in-charge at the Noonmati police station, said a case (No. 313/2021) has been registered under the Indian Penal Code’s sections 120(B), 121(A), 122, and 124. (IPC). “Additional inquiry is underway,” he stated. NLFB is a new rebel organization founded early this year by militant M Batha. Batha was a former leader of Bodoland’s now-defunct National Democratic Front (NDFB). He emerged from the woods last year at the signing of the third Bodo Accord.