Notorious Ex-Rebel Leader Murdered in Assam


Former Rebel Leader Killed In Assam

An unidentified gunman killed a former rebel leader in Assam’s Dima Hasao district on Friday evening, police said.

The incident took place in the Diyungmukh area of the hill district on Friday evening. An unidentified gunman killed Maijo Dimasa alias Rajesh Naiding, Assistant general secretary of the Dimasa rebel group DHD, in front of his house.

“Miscreants killed him at gun point and fled from the area,” a top police official said.

Top police and army officials rushed to the area and launched an operation to locate and arrest the miscreants.

Hemanta Kumar Nath is a correspondent in Assam, India, who reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state.