Guwahati: Banned armed separatist organisation ULFA-I leader Jibon Moran is in the custody of the Indian Army.
The 65 year old leader, also known as Jibon Asom, was associated with ULFA-I for 35 years, decied to retire on medical grounds and return home.
“With effect from today, 25/04/2021, you (Jibon Asom) have been relieved from all duties and responsibilities of the organization (ULFA-I) and is allowed to return to his home, take medical care and stay rest of his life with the family” said a statement from the ULFA-I.
Moran is currently in the Laju Army Camp in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, following which, on Thursday, the former financial secretary of the outfit will be sent to Dibrugarh from Dimaour. In Dimapur, Moran will be in the hands of Three Corps of Indian Army.
Reportedly, on arrival in Dibrugarh, Moran will surrender before the state.
Moran hails from Uban village at Kakopathar and joined the outfit in 1984.