In a major breakthrough in the Bordumsa encounter. The Assam Police has arrested Lathuka Gogoi, an active ULFA-Independent linkman who is suspected to have been involved in the Bordumsa encounter. Police interrogation is on regarding the matter.
On the fateful day of May 5, Assam lost one of its finest officers in a fierce gun battle that took place between the ULFA – I cadres and a joint task force of the Assam Police and the Cobra Battalion of the CRPF. Officer in charge Bhaskar Kalita lost his life in the encounter.