Dhekiajuli massacre: 2 NDFB rebels get death
The special National Investigation Agency ( NIA) court here on Saturday pronounced death sentence to two National Democratic Front of BorolandSongbijit ( NDFB- S) rebels and life imprisonment to two other cadres of the outfit in connection with the Dhekiajuli mass killings in 2014.
The special NIA pronounced death sentence for NDFB ( S) cadre Ajoy Basumutary alias B Buhumbua and Bishnu Narzary alias N Berema while co- accused Nitul Daimary alias D Naihab and Sanju Bordoloi alias Sibigiri were given life sentence.
The NIA court had convicted convicted four persons accused in connection with Dhekiajuli massacre in 2014.
The NDFB cadres had indiscriminately opened fire on the residents of Santipur village under Rakhakmari Police Out Post in central Assam’s Sonitpur district. As a result, six persons had died on the spot while two sustained injuries.
The NIA, which investigated the case, had arrested the four NDFB cadres and filed chargesheet against the accused in July 2015. On completion of the trial, the Special NIA Court Guwahati had pronounced verdict on August 29 convicting all the four accused persons. The court decided the quantum of punishment on Saturday.