NIA arrests ULFA senior commander Gagan Hazarika

Hazarika, who is a senior trained cadre, had joined the banned organisation in 2008 and rose to the rank of SS 2nd Liutenant in ULFA (I).

NIA arrests ULFA senior commander Gagan Hazarika

The National Investigation Agency on Friday said that they have arrested the Assam separatist group ULFA (I) leader Gagan Hazarika from Guwahati.

The agency released a statement in which it says that Hazarika alias Joydeep Cheleng was arrested on Wednesday.

Hazarika, who is a senior trained cadre, had joined the banned organisation in 2008 and rose to the rank of SS 2nd Liutenant in ULFA (I).The ULFA (I) leader has been arrested when he was produced before the Special NIA Court, Guwahati from the District Jail Sivasagar, District- Sivasagar, Assam on Production Warrant and taken into Police Custody for six days.


His arrest is said to throw light on the activities of the outfit especially it's senior leaders, including Chairman Mukul Hazarika and C-in-C Paresh Barua since Hazarika reportedly got closer to them during their visit?stay at ULFA camps at Myanmar, the NIA statement read.

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