The National Investigation Agency (NIA)’s Guwahati branch on Friday filed a chargesheet before the Special NIA Court against 10 members of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) in connection with an attack on December 23, 2014, on the
residents of Pakiriguri village in Kokrajhar district of Assam. In the attack, five tribals were killed and five others grievously injured due to indiscriminate firing by the NDFB(S) cadres.
The chargesheet has been filed against Milan Mushahary, S Brahma, S Mushahary, Bullet Basumatary, Ganda Basumatary, Bina Basumatary, Jayanto Mushahary, Gautam Mahalia, Khanda Daimary and Dwithai Basumatary.
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The accused have been charged under the Indian Penal Code with criminal conspiracy, waging war against the Government of India, collecting weapons with the intention of waging war against the Government of India, murder, attempted murder and acid throwing.
Sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act have also been applied against the accused.
The NIA on Friday also filed a supplementary chargesheet before the NIA Special Court in Kolkata on conclusion of investigation into a module of CPI (Maoist) cadre based in Kolkata and Jharkhand who were allegedly preparing to manufacture hand grenades for waging war against the state for terrorist attacks.
The NIA chargesheet has charged two arrested CPI (Maoist) cadre — namely Mohan Viswakarma of Imamganj, Bihar and Arjun Ganjhu from Latehar in Jharkhand.
According to the NIA, based on secret information, STF Kolkata arrested Mohan from Kolkata on July 25, 2012 and thereafter, based on his revelations, arrested Arjun Ganjhu from Ranchi in Jharkhand the following day.