NDFB militant, accused of adivasi massacre, arrested

A NDFB-Songbijit militant leading the arson following the December 23 massacre was on Friday arrested in Assam's Kokrajhar district.

PTI| Updated: Mar 28, 2015, 01:10 AM IST

Guwahati: A NDFB-Songbijit militant leading the arson following the December 23 massacre was on Friday arrested in Assam's Kokrajhar district.

"The police arrested NDFB-S insurgent Dipen Narzary alias Babailang alias Pahe from Kahugaon along with a 7.65 mm pistol with two rounds of ammunition and a grenade," IGP L R Bishnoi said.

Narzary had led the arson and burning of houses following the December violence, Bishnoi said.

Nearly 80 Adivasis were massacred by National Democratic Front of Bodoland-S extremists in Kokrajhar, Chirang and Sonitpur districts.