Guwahati: A militant of NDFB (Songbijit) faction allegedly involved in the killing of minority community people at Baksa last year was apprehended with arms and ammunition from Chirang district in Assam on Wednesday.
Acting on intelligence information, a joint team of police from Chirang district and 7 Sikh LI Camp at Runikhata conducted an operation and nabbed Udaychal Daimary alias Udangsa, the self-styled 'deputy commander'of the militant outfit, from Aie Powali under Runikhata PS, IGP L R Bishnoi told PTI.
The insurgent, who hailed from Salbari in Baksa, is a cadre of the 31 batch of NDFB(S) trained in Myanmar.
A 7.65 pistol with five rounds and two grenades were recovered from him, Bishnoi said.
Daimary along with other heavily armed NDFB(S) militants was involved in the unleashing of violence in Baksa district falling under Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) killing 11 people of the minority community in May 2014, he said.