4 suspected Bodo militants arrested in Bengaluru
Bengaluru: In a joint operation, the state internal security division and Assam Police arrested four wanted suspected Bodo militants from a house here in the wee hours today.
The suspected militants, identified as Sandan Basumatri, Naseen Basumatri, Jibal Nursey and Tomar Basumatri, and aged in their twenties, were working in a factory at Peenya Industrial area here and hiding in the city for the past one year, police said.
They would be produced before the magistrate for transit to Assam, police added. Rajgopalnagar police have registered a case and are investigating.
Earlier, in January the city police had arrested top Bodo militant, Bikhang Basumatri, who was allegedly involved in the December violence in Assam.
Basumatri was linked to the killing of eight Adivasis at Lungsung on December 23 last year and six Hindi-speaking persons at Serfanguri in Kokrajhar district on January 16, 2013.