A Special Investigation Team (SIT) led by SP Dr. Navdeep Singh Brar (IPS) has arrested Ranjan Bikash Borgohain alias Bikash alias Ramen Barua from Sukapa Nagar, Moranhat, Dibrugarh Assam, who claimed to be a senior commander of ULFA- I.
As per reports, the S/S Commander of the banned terrorist organization is involved in extorting money from high profile politicians from North East including the State of Arunachal Pradesh. Letter Addressed to politicians of various Parties on the letterhead of ULFA with signatures of Drishti Rajkhowa Deputy Commander In chief ULFA-I was recovered from him.
Two diaries having personal details ie.(address, phone number) of prominent political figures, 5 Debit/ Credit cards of various banks and 3 Mobile phones were seized from him.
After putting sustained effort and raids in Delhi, Dibrugarh, and Guwahati over a period of one month Ranjan Bikash Borgohain was finally tracked and arrested. He was produced before Court and remanded for 7 days in Police Custody.
During interrogation, it was revealed that he was earlier arrested by Delhi Police on extortion charges and sent to Tihar jail. His link to ULFA dates back to 1985. He has contributed to the organization by Recruiting men and held an important post.