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Bhaskar Kalita, the officer-in-charge (OC) of Bordumsa police station in Tinsukia, was martyred in an encounter with ULFA (Independent) militants on May 4
Bhaskar Kalita, the officer-in-charge (OC) of Bordumsa police station in Tinsukia, was martyred in an encounter with ULFA (Independent) militants on May 4|File image
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Assam: NIA team visits encounter spot where cop was martyred

Bhaskar Kalita, officer-in-charge of Bordumsa police station in Tinsukia, was killed in an encounter with ULFA(I) militants near Arunachal Pradesh border on May 4

Rishu Kalantri

Tinsukia: A three-member team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) led by a DSP-rank officer on Friday visited the place of encounter in Assam's Tinsukia district where a young inspector of Assam Police was killed in May this year.

The officers, who arrived on Thursday night, visited the house of Ranjeet Bora where the encounter took place and recorded the statement of his family members and a few other local people from the nearby area.

Bhaskar Kalita, the officer-in-charge (OC) of Bordumsa police station in Tinsukia, was martyred in an encounter with ULFA (Independent) militants near the inter-state border with Arunachal Pradesh.

According to sources, the team also visited the Bordumsa police station and recorded statement of police officials. "The NIA team tried to recreate a series of events that unfolded on May 4 and collect evidences."

The India's premier investigative agency registered a case (RC-06/2019/NIA/GUW) on June 26, 2019 at NIA police station in Guwahati following an order (No. 11011/26/2019/NIA) of ministry of home affairs CTCR division.