Police have finally arrested ULFA(I) militant Bijoy Asom, the main accused in the May 15 grenade blast in Guwahati. Bijoy Asom who had lobbed the grenade that exploded near the ‘Guwahati Central’ shopping mall has been arrested from Doomdooma in Tinsukia district.
#BREAKING | #ULFA cadre Bijoy Asom, the main accused in the May 15 grenade blast in #Guwahati, has been arrested. Bijoy Asom had lobbed the grenade that exploded near the 'Guwahati Central' shopping mall. pic.twitter.com/DXkdhi3chs
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The ULFA(I) cadre was pillion riding a scooty with television actress Jahnabi Saikia, who has already been arrested, driving the two-wheeler. Police said Bijoy Asom had got down the two-wheeler and, after lobbing the grenade towards a posse of securitymen, fled the spot in the scooty.
He got down from Jahnabi Saikia’s two-wheeler at Ganeshruri from where Chinmoy Lahkar, another arrested accused, took the ULFA(I) cadre to Khanapara from where he took a bus to Nagaon.
Bijoy Asom is the sixth accused to have been arrested by police.