6 ‘arrested’ ultras were pushed back by Bangladesh
Guwahati/25th June’2017 (Prag News Desk):Despite the extradition treaty signed between India and Bangladesh, the six militants – five from the NDFB(S) and one from the ULFA(I), who were arrested from the Indian side of the Indo-Bangla border on Friday, were reportedly pushed back by Bangladesh authorities, sources told Prag News.
Receiving an intelligence tip-off, Assam Police made the arrests however the six ultras were pushed back after the expiry of their jail term in Bangladesh.
Sources told our correspondents that, some of the extremists were lodged in the same jail where ULFA leader Anup Chetia was confined before being extradited in 2015.
Chetia confirmed the development, saying that he had met a couple of them in Bangladesh jail that instigated him to inform the same to the Union Home Minister via Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal seeking appropriate measures to secure their release.
He further expressed his gratitude to the Centre, State and ADGP(SB) Pallav Bhattacharya for taking up the issue in right earnest.
After being arrested, the six extremists of the NDFB(S) and ULFA(I) were brought to the State on Saturday and further case to be deliberated upon.