10 militants held for Assam police officer’s killing

Guwahati, June 10 :

Assam Police have arrested 10 militants involved in the killing of a top police officer and his personal security officer in Karbi Anglong district, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here Tuesday.

Nityanand Goswami : Killed in action
Nityanand Goswami : Killed in action

Superintendent of Police Nityananda Goswami and his security officer Ratul Nunisa were killed in a gunfight with militants in Rangphu in Karbi Anglong district June 5.

Gogoi said the 10 militants were arrested from near the Assam-Nagaland border in the district Monday night and that they confessed their involvement in the crime.

The 10 militants, belonging to the United Peoples Liberation Army (UPLA), included its ‘commander-in-chief’ and Nikunja Kathar and ‘deputy commander-in-chief’ Langning Terang, he said.


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