Four years after the homicide of Lafiqul Islam Ahmed, an influential minority scholars’ chief, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has launched main points of 3 suspects. It has additionally introduced a praise of Rs 2 lakh for info resulting in their arrest.
India’s best investigating company had taken over the case in 2017 a month after Mr Ahmed’s demise. The case was once being probed via the Kokrajhar police until then.
The scholar chief was once discovered shot useless via unidentified gunmen on August 1, 2017, at round 4.30 pm in Kokrajhar, the Assam district that was once within the grips of a lot violence then. A case was once registered below the Arms Act on the Kokrajhar Police Station.
The probe published the involvement of Rupa Brahma, Dingkur Mushahary, and Bhadreswar Basumatary.
Mr Ahmed’s brother, Mohid Islam has welcomed the advance within the case.
“It has been delayed a lot but we are happy at least some headway being made. Now, we will work with police so that the three accused are brought to books,” he stated.
The overdue scholar chief was once a robust critic of the BJP-led state govt and the Bodoland People’s Front, which then dominated the Bodoland Territorial Council.
He had participated in numerous protests below the banner of the All-Bodoland Minority Students’ Union (ABMSU) in opposition to a number of eviction drives of the federal government.
Apart from his brother, the ABMSU, too, had alleged the involvement of political events in his homicide.
“The three named by CBI are just those who pulled the trigger. The real mastermind is someone else and we are hopeful that person is caught, too,” the brother stated as of late.
ABMSU President Taison Hussain expressed happiness that justice was once “finally being served”.