Senior ULFA-I Leader of Assam Surrenders

Guwahati: A senior ULFA-I leader from Myanmar who was allegedly involved in the banned outfit surrendered himself in to the police.

According to a police spokesperson, the self-styled major, Bubul Chandra Barua alias Sangram Saikia turned himself in before Additional Director General of Police Hiren Nath.

The 48 years militant leader who is a resident of Charaideo district and joined the organisation in 1997 and received training in both medicine and weapons in ULFA camps in Myanmar.

The official claimed that Baruah trained 150 cadres in medicine and another 700 cadres in guns for the group.

He was “promoted as a major” in 2018, according to the spokesperson and is a close friend of ULFA(I) Chief Paresh Barua and other senior members of the organisation.

He continued, “Barua’s surrender is a huge breakthrough for the security services as he is a skilled in handling weaponry and ammunition.”

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