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Bidai behind Dec 23 killings, says IGP

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Jan 2 � Inspector General of Assam Police (Law and Order) SN Singh today said that the December 23 carnage, in which over 70 persons were killed, was executed without the knowledge of NDFB chief IK Songbijit.

�Songbijit was not aware of the plan. He was in Myanmar. It was the most wanted senior leader of the NDFB(S) faction Bidai who orchestrated the violence in five different areas in Sonitpur and BTAD,� Singh said. He also informed mediapersons that the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) might trigger fresh spate of violence in Assam before the ensuing Republic Day.

�They might target to trigger violence in Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Sivasagar, Golaghat and Goalpara,� Singh said.

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