A teenage girl was shot dead by the NDFB in the presence of her parents in Assam`s Chirang district as militants suspected her of being a police informer and a probe has been announced after chilling video of killing was aired.
Police on Thursday arrested five persons, including a woman and a child and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition of the NDFB-Songbijit militant outfit from Chirang and Kokrajhar districts of Assam, a senior official said.
The Assam government will order a judicial inquiry to investigate the police claim of an `encounter` in Chirang district on December 11 in which two boys were killed and another was injured, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Saturday.
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the killing of two teenaged youths in an alleged encounter with security forces which led to a public outcry in Chirang district.
Over 2.42 lakh inmates are staying in 218 camps in Assam`s Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Dhubri and Barpeta districts and 1,540 new inmates have taken shelter in relief camps at trouble-torn Kokrajhar and Chirang.