ULFA-I Issues Death Penalty For 2 Of Its Cadres For Alleged Involvement in Spying

Guwahati: A death penalty has been issued against Dhanjit Das and Sanjib Sarma by the The United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I).

In a statement issued on May 6, The ULFA-I alleged that Dhanjit Das alias Roopak Asom hailing from Barpeta district made an attempt to escape from the Salman camp on April 24. However, his attempt went in vain as he was captured by a travelling team of ULFA on April 25.

He was then interrogated by the team of ULFA and confessed that he provoked some of the other cadres to flee the camp along with him. He also admitted that he had disclosed the inside information to the Assam Police.

On the other hand, the ULFA-I detained Sanjib Sarma of Muktapur in Baihata Chariali at Myanmar and he was allegedly said to be the undercover agent of Assam Police.

Sanjib Sarma had earlier infiltrated the banned outfit as a spy of the Assam police and was assigned with the task of gathering crucial intelligence. He confessed the entire incident in a video statement after he was busted.

As per reports, Sanjib joined the banned outfit as he was driven by revenge.

“Joint Police Commissioner Partha Sarathi Mahanta and army official Dhunumoni Saikia has trained me and sent me to ULFA. I was asked to gather information on the outfit’s camp and also to get information on the route to the camp. The senior police officer and army official said that I will be rewarded with a sum of Rs. 1crore for gathering the information,” Sanjib said via a video message which was released earlier by the ULFA.

“I worked in several missions of Army and police before joining ULFA-I for which I was paid 10,000 and 20,000 in two missions respectively,” he added. “If I get revealed, I was asked to tell lie and a secret password was also given to me.

If I get revealed I was asked to tell the password. The password which was given to me is 7896,” he further revealed.

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