SHILLONG, May 2: The Joint Secretary in-charge Northeast, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Satyendra Garg on Monday rejected the presence of the chief of anti-talks faction of ULFA, Paresh Barua in neighbouring Bangladesh.
Garg however refused to give details of Barua’s present location.
According to the MHA official people like the ULFA (I) chief are not available at one place continuously.
“The agencies keep on tracking his movement and take necessary action,” he told reporters.
Garg also appreciated the efforts of the government in Bangladesh who has been taking steps to flush out militant groups taking shelter in that country.
It may be reminded that Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasi, is considered a trusted ‘friend’ of India.
The Joint Secretary in-charge northeast also expressed his satisfaction over the security scerio in Meghalaya even as he said that the overall situation in northeast was improving.
Speaking to reporters, after meeting State Home minister, Roshan Warjri, Garg said, “The State police have made some achievements while dealing with the militants.”
According to the MHA Joint Secretary, issues concerning the state were discussed in the presence of police officials.
Meanwhile, on the issue of proliferation of arms into the region from across the intertiol border, Garg said that the central government has been taking steps to upgrade the security apparatus along the borders including the Indo-Myanmar border.