The South Garo Hills Police in Meghalaya apprehended a senior Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) cadre from Rongara area on October 13th, 2019. The accused, who has been identified as Nikrak M Sangma alias Kaltush, was allegedly involved in several terrorism
“He had crossed over to India from Bangladesh and was returning back when he was intercepted by the South Garo Hills Police team en-route to Bangladesh. He was moving in the guise of a local villager when he was identified and arrested very close to the Indo-Bangla border. He had joined the GNLA in the year 2011 and he belonged to the 3rd batch of GNLA. He crossed over to Bangladesh in the year 2015. Since, then he was operating from Bangladesh and was supplying materials like uniform, weapons and ammunition to GNLA, prior to the death of Sohan D Shira, The Commander-in-Chief of GNLA, in the year 2018,” Abraham T Sangma, Superintendent of Police, Garo Hills said.
The SP further said that the arrestee was a wanted accused in several terrorism-related cases in different districts of Garo Hills, including South Garo Hills. The accused will be forwarded to the Magistrate with a prayer for granting Police Custody, to thoroughly investigate offences committed by him.
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