Surrendered NDFB killed

A surrendered NDFB was killed and another received seriously injured in a clash among the group at the outfit’s camp at Sudempuri in Kokrajhar town this evening.

Police said Darendra Basumatary, who is stated to be from Dotma Alengmari in Kokrajhar died on the spot when he was shot at from close range by another member of the camp Rakesh Brahma after a quarrel. Another person Aninda Daimary of Sonitpur district was received seriously injured.

Kokrajhar Superintendent of Police Shyamal Prasad Saikia said that Rakesh,one of the cadre of the camp shot at Darendra after a quarrel killing him on the spot. Another person Aninda was hit on the head and is seriously injured, he said. The three were reported drunk and Rakesh opened fired with his license pistol after a quarrel, he added.

The incident took place aaround 8.30 pm at the camp. Rakesh was later arrested and the arms seized. The three had surrendered in 2006, police said.

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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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