New Militant NLFB Organisation Formed, Recovered Caches of Arms and Ammunitions

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KOKRAJHAR, MAR 14: In a development of peace and unity within nearly 14 months post BTR (Bodoland Territorial Region) accord signed on 27th January (2020), a new arm’s organisation have taken birth in Bodoland Territorial Region with National Liberation Front of Bodoland (NLFB).

The new arms organisation’s name and nomenclature come in to light after a press statement issued to a certain media house on Sunday.

In a statement of NLFB organisation signed by B Bungtigwra, said that the new NLFB militant organisation was formed on 12th October (2020) last year at a undisclosed location to make protection of Bodo community as well preservation of language and cultural in the world.

The NLFB has slammed the BJP led alliance government in the center and state for their failing to work towards uplift and development of the Bodo community. The NLFB organisation was reportedly headed by M Batha, former hardcore leader of the NDFB, who has reportedly returned to the jungle for arms struggle.

M Batha has reportedly returned to the arms struggle along with 30 members few days ago.

Notably, all four factions of National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) had come to the mainstream through the historic third Bodo peace talks which had created Bodoland Territorial RegionIn the BTR accord, All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) and United Bodo People’s Organisation (UBPO) key signatories for paving the healthy welfare and peaceful environment.

Meanwhile, intensifying strict counter insurgency operation, police have recovered a huge caches of arms and ammunitions from Diglipara area under Bishmuri police outpost in Kokrajhar district on Saturday evening.

Based on an input about the keeping arms and ammunitions, police carried out a search operation along the jungle areas of Diglipara Saturday evening and able to recover a huge caches of arms and ammunition which included two AK 56 riffle, two magazines, one revolver and 29 live ammunitions.

However, no one was arrested for involved with the recoveries of arms and ammunitions. 

Police have expressed their suspects that the recovery arms and ammunitions were belonging to former militant organisation members.

Speaking the reporters today at a press conference held at SP office Kokrajhar, additional DGP and IGP in-charge of  BTC Dr L R Bishnoi told that police administration has been stepping strict initiative against the militant outfit organisation and carrying search operation in the districts of Bodoland Territorial Council.

He informed that Kokrajhar police recovered a huge caches of arms and ammunitions on Sunday in a search operation which were illegally kept by some anti-social element doers in the area.

He informed that police administration in a year, 80 numbers of arms and ammunitions have been recovered, among them 36 were sophisticated arms and 2500 rounds of ammunitions recovered from different places in Kokrajhar district within the January (2020) and till January (2021).

Dr Bishmoi told that former NDFB leader M Batha and his 30 members returned to the jungle along with sophisticated arms and they are trying to create chaos in the region.

He has affirmed that zero tolerance would be spared on M Batha and his members who are again proceeding to take up arm’s struggle in the state.

He has voiced to take strong step against those persons who are trying to create chaos and unhealthy environment among all society.

“Police taking strict steps against the militant organisation who are stepping towards the arm’s struggle in the BTC region”, Dr Bishnoi said.

Superintendent of Police, Kokrajhar Rakesh Roushan has reacted to the newly formed NLFB organisation, said that police administration has been checking thoroughly with details on the militant organisation.

He informed that a deep investigation and enquiry is going on to find out details of the so called NLFB organisation and necessary information would be make public after a detail investigation in days to come.

He has expressed his suspect that several former militant organisation leader and members were behind the newly formed NLFB militant outfit organisation.