NLFB Chief M Batha to surrender before Assam Police Today

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Published: July 22,2021 10:17 AM
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Batha along with his associates is camping in Arunachal Pradesh and a team of Assam police Special Branch officials has already left for the neighboring state to bring them to Guwahati.

July 22, 2021: Newly-floated Bodo rebel outfit National Liberation Front of Bodoland (NLFB) chief M Batha alias Bindo Mushahary will surrender before the Assam police on Thursday.



The NLFB chief along with 60 other cadres of the Bodo outfit will lay down arms in Guwahati.



According to initial reports, Batha along with his associates is camping in Arunachal Pradesh and a team of Assam police Special Branch officials has already left for the neighboring state to bring them to Guwahati.



Batha, one of the dreaded outfit leaders, floated NLFB one year after the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) was disbanded after the signing of the third Bodo peace accord in January 2020.





He initially surrendered following the peace accord but later returned to the jungle and floated the outfit in March this year.



The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has recently declared Batha as most wanted and announced a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on him.



Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma taking to Twitter said that he welcome their homecoming and reiterate the commitment for all round the development of Bodoland and to protect the unique Socio - cultural and political identity of Bodo people.



“People’s trust on the Govt policies is reflected by NLFB’s decision to return to the mainstream today.I welcome their homecoming. We reiterate our commitment for all round the development of Bodoland and to protect the unique Socio - cultural and political identity of Bodo people.”