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ULFA adviser released on bail

By The Assam Tribune

TEZPUR, Oct 26 (PTI) - A local court today released on bail ULFA political adviser and senior leader Bhimakanta Buragohain who served seven years in Tezpur jail.

Additional Judge Sonitpur district and sessions court Hemadevi Phukan Bhuyan set Buragohain, popularly known as 'Mama', free on the submission of surety of Rs 25,000, each for two bail petitions moved by his nephews Anup Phukan and Kula Mohan Barua.

The septuagenarian was apprehended by the Royal Bhutanese Army during operations against North East militants and was handed over to the Indian security forces on December 15, 2003. He was arrested under Unlawful Arms Act and remanded in judicial custody since December 2003.

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ULFA adviser released on bail

TEZPUR, Oct 26 (PTI) - A local court today released on bail ULFA political adviser and senior leader Bhimakanta Buragohain who served seven years in Tezpur jail.

Additional Judge Sonitpur district and sessions court Hemadevi Phukan Bhuyan set Buragohain, popularly known as 'Mama', free on the submission of surety of Rs 25,000, each for two bail petitions moved by his nephews Anup Phukan and Kula Mohan Barua.

The septuagenarian was apprehended by the Royal Bhutanese Army during operations against North East militants and was handed over to the Indian security forces on December 15, 2003. He was arrested under Unlawful Arms Act and remanded in judicial custody since December 2003.