Burma trained Indian militant arrested

By NJ Thakuria
Guwahati, 21 March:


The Indian security forces arrested a separatist militant from northeast India, who was trained in northern Burma (Myanmar).

Based on specific information a team of Indian Army and Assam Police launched a joint operation on 18 March 2016 and nabbed Daithun Boro, a rebel belongs to the banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction).

Daithun alias Dekhreb, who hails from Halongbari village of Baksa district in central Assam, had received terror trainings in Bhutan and Burma.

He was suspected in actively involvement of extortion, arms smuggling and other anti national activities.

One 7.65 mm pistol along with four live rounds of 7.65 mm, one hand grenade, four live rounds of AK-47, two leafs of extortion pads and oneĀ  mobileĀ  phone were recovered from the rebel.