The 24-year-old Ulfa (I) cadre, recognized as Santosh Lama alias Apu Asom, 24, was arrested close to Biri Basti below Jagun police outpost in Tinsukia district.
Lama mentioned he noticed the lifeless physique of Biju Gogoi mendacity in a pool of blood with bullet accidents on the Ulfa (I) camp. The former Aasu chief, who was the joint secretary of the organisation’s Pengeri unit in Tinsukia district, had left dwelling on January 3, 2020. Police later confirmed that he had joined the Ulfa (I) ranks in Myanmar. According to Lama, Biju Gogoi was killed by Ulfa (I) cadres whereas attempting to flee the camp.
Hours after the Ulfa (I) cadre’s sensational relevation, Ulfa (I) commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah in a telephonic interview with a neighborhood TV channel mentioned Biju Gogoi was not killed by the miltant outfit however somewhat he dedicated suicide for causes unknown on February 20. He additionally left a suicide observe which Ulfa (I) mentioned can be despatched to Gogoi’s relations in the event that they desired. The Ulfa (I) chief mentioned it was the outfit’s rule to tell the household of any member who died of sickness or pure causes, however in case of demise by suicide, they aren’t knowledgeable.