Assam: Is NDFB (S) Chief hiding in Bhutan?

Assam: Is NDFB (S) Chief hiding in Bhutan?

ASSAM: According to sources, it is reported that a senior police officer has offered all sorts of help to NDFB (S) Chief G. Bidai, his associate Batha and all his troops to surrender.

ADGP BTAD Bishnoi while interacting to scribes said, "If they really want to mainstream then we will help them as per the law and take necessary action as per the law of land." Claiming that, "Due to intensive operations against the rebels, the group is now using the linkmen and sympathizers in carrying out their activities, 9including extortions."

As per information given, it is said that Bidai is in hideout somewhere in Bhutan, 5km away from Indian territory. It is reported that the outfit financial shortage in their camps which was why they are asking groups in Myanmar to sent them some money.

"NDFB (S) is facing a shortage of rations in the camps. They have no money to buy rations and other essential in the camps and now targeting local youths, including girls to use them to carry out their activities," stated LR Bishnoi.

He also informed that most of the central council leaders are in Myanmar and as per information 4-5 leaders have entered Bodoland without arms and ammunition.

Last year, on the evening of December 23, the militants struck across three districts of Assam — Sonitpur, Chirang and Kokrajhar – leaving over 75 people dead. Bidai and Baitha were men who ordered the attack. The Assam police even heard them give the order but could not decode the message timely.

(Agencies)

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