NIA Files Charge Sheet in Bhaskar Kalita Killing Case
GUWAHATI: On Thursday, September 10 the National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a charge sheet in a case related to the killing of the station head of Bordumsa, sub-inspector of Bhaskar Kalita, by United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) cadres in May 2018, stated a press release issued by the agency.
The 7 prime accused as per the charge sheet are Bijit Gogoi, Kanto Bora, Santosh Gogoi Sadiya, Jushinta Moran, Bubul Moran, Dipankar Borah, Mamun Dihingia. While three of them
are under arrest, four are absconding. Initially, till June 2019 the case was investigated by Assam Police which was later taken over by NIA that re-registered the same as RC 09/2018/NIA/GUW.
As per the report, on May 4, 2018, the then officer-in-charge of Bordumsa police station sub-inspector Bhaskar Kalita received a specific input regarding the presence of suspected ULFA terrorists inside a house at Kujupathar Village, Police station Bordumsa, District Tinsukia, Assam.
Following the input, a joint operation was launched by the police and para-military against the ULFA militants. Militants hiding inside a locked house started firing at the police indiscriminately, which resulted in the death of sub-inspector Bhaskar Kalita. Taking the advantage of poor light conditions, the ULFA militants managed to escape from there into the nearby jungle. They also snatched an AK-47 from the deceased police officer while escaping.
Brave-heart Bhaskar Kalita posthumously received Independence Day Police Medal for Gallantry in 2019.
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