NIA Takes Over Probe into APS Gulzar murder

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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has started the investigation into the killing of Gulzar Hussain, additional SP of Sonitpur district in Assam in 2014.

Hussain (36) was killed in an ambush by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) terrorists near Mawriapur under Dhekiajuli police station limits on January 28, 2014.

Hussain had led a combined team of the Assam Police and the Army personnel for an operation and apprehended one NDFB(S) cadre named Kharambir Basumatary at Laudangi forest area.

While returning to the police station, the police party was ambushed and a gun fight took place. During the exchange of fire, Gulzar Hussain and six others sustained bullet injuries. Gulzar Hussain and one Anluck Basumatary, a civilian, succumbed to injuries. NIA has started investigation in the case.

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