Army explosives used in 2008 Assam blasts
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) agency has found that the explosives used in the October 2008 serial explosions in Assam were obtained from Army depot in the Baksa district.
Guwahati: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) agency has found that the explosives used in the October 2008 serial explosions in Assam were obtained from Army depot in the Baksa district.
The sensational revelation came amidst interrogation of Rajan Goyari who was arrested in June this year in connection with 2008 serial blasts.
According to details accessed by Zee News, Rajan told CBI that explosives were acquired from Army’s firing range in the Baksa district.
Rajan also told the investigating agency that a person named Gajen Shah from Baksa, had arranged all the explosives.
The CBI officials are now investigating into possible involvement of Army officials’.
National Democratic Front of Boroland chief Ranjan Daimary, prime accused in the October 30 Assam serial blasts case, had hatched the plan for the explosions.
A total of nine near simultaneous explosions rocked Assam on October 30, 2008 killing 100 people and wounding around 500 people, with all the blasts blamed on the NDFB.
Daimary was handed over to the Indian authorities on May 5 by Bangladesh and is now under the custody of Assam Police.
The CBI had filed a chargesheet naming Daimary and 19 more NDFB militants with respect to the serial blasts that occurred on October 30, 2008 in Assam.