NIA files chargesheet against four NDFB(S) cadres for villagers’ killing in Kokrajhar

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New Delhi, April. 6 (ANI): The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against four NDFB(S) cadres in connection with the killing of 12 villagers in Assam’s Kokrajhar district.

Four active members of the NDFB(S) have been named in the chargesheet for commission of offences under Section 120B, 121,121A, 302, 307, 436, 34 IPC r/w Sections 16, 18, 20 of UA(P) Act, 1967 as amended and Section 27 of the Arms Act.

The four NDFB (S) cadres charged are Swmkwr Basumatary, Rabi Basumatary, Lawithw Brahma and Willbe Rabha.

The case was registered after the terrorist attack by indiscriminate firing with sophisticated weapons on December 23, 2014, by NDFB(S) militants, upon innocent civilians of Adivasi community at No. 3 Shantipur village under Kokrajhar Police Station, resulting in death of 12 villagers and injuring three others.

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In the chargesheet, evidence collected from painstaking field investigation as well as technical and forensic evidences, has been cited to establish the crime. The NIA has submitted to the court for continuing further investigation of the case under Section 173(8) CrPC, as some more co accused in crime are yet to be apprehended. (ANI)

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