3 NLFT (BM) & 1 KYKL rebel surrender before BSF in Tripura

Three active National Liberation Front of Tripura (BM) insurgents, namely self-styled Sepoy Suku Chandra Debbarma, a resident of Sonpara of Tripura’s Khowai district and NLFT (BM) cadres Deba Mohan Tripura and Pankhichan, both residents of Wakhiram Roaja Para village in the Dhalai district surrendered to the Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday in Agartala alongside Vidyananda, an active insurgent of Manipur based outfit Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) from Khurai Thangjam Leikai village of Imphal.

During preliminary questioning, Sepoy Suku Chandra Debbarma confessed that he along with NLFT (BM) cadre Saruj Debbarma was directly involved in the killing of BSF Sub Inspector Bhuru Singh and constable Raj Kumar as well as snatching their service weapons near the Indo-Bangladesh International Boundary in the early hours of August 3rd.

The rebel leader was subsequently handed over to the Manikpur Police Station in Tripura’s Dhalai district for further investigation and necessary legal action.