GUWAHATI, May 13 � Police today picked up another 10 suspects in connection with the BTAD violence which has so far claimed 46 lives, mostly children and women. Two persons are still missing.
Already 27 suspects, including Forest department officials, have been detained in connection with the BTAD violence and most of the NDFB(S) cadres who executed the plan have already been identified.
This was stated by Director General of Assam Police Khagen Sarma while talking to media persons here today.
He said that a manhunt is on to nab the culprits which include hardcore NDFB(S) cadres like Rikha, believed to have led the Narayanguri/NK Khagrabari (Baksa) carnage.
Ranjabaj, according to police, who is also the commanding officer of the outfit, led the Balapara killings in Kokrajhar district.
The other cadres who are still on the run are Romila, Anon, Yakha, Laswi, Sizo, Fwler and Futhai, the DGP said.
So far three cases have been registered including two in Gobardhan police station (Baksa) and one in Balapara police station.
The State Government has already recommended probe by the National Investigation Agency although the latter is still awaiting nod from the Ministry of Home Affairs.