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NIA files chargesheet against four NDFB(S) cadres for villagers' killing in Kokrajhar

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 April 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 6: The tiol Investigating Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against four NDFB(S) cadres in connection with the killing of 12 villagers in Kokrajhar district during the December, 2014 massacre.

Four active members of the NDFB(S) have been med in the chargesheet for commission of offences under Section 120B, 121,121A, 302, 307, 436, 34 IPC r/w Sections 16, 18, 20 of UA(P) Act, 1967 as amended and Section 27 of the Arms Act.

The four NDFB (S) cadres charged are Swmkwr Basumatary, Rabi Basumatary, Lawithw Brahma and Willbe Rabha.

The case was registered after the attack by NDFB(S) militants on innocent civilians of the Adivasi community at No. 3 Shantipur village under Kokrajhar Police Station, resulting in the death of 12 villagers and injury to three others.

In the chargesheet, evidence collected from field investigation as well as technical and forensic evidences, has been cited to establish the crime. The NIA has submitted to the court for continuing further investigation of the case under Section 173(8) CrPC, as some more co accused in crime are yet to be apprehended.

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