Interpol notices likely against 2008 Assam blasts accused

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Shillong, Jan 16 (PTI) Interpol is likely to issuenotices against three more accused in the 2008 Assam serialblasts as the CBI, which is investigating the case, receivedinputs about their presence in Bangladesh.

Confirming this, CBI sources here said the Interpolhad recently issued red corner notices against two key accusedin the blasts named among the 19 chargesheeted by CBI.

The Interpol notice was issued against Baksa-nativeRajen Goyari alias Rifikhang, top-most leader of NDFB, who isabsconding after the arrest of ''c-in-c'' Ranjan Daimary and hisdeputy George Boro.

Ranjan Daimary was ''handed over'' by Bangladesh lastyear, while George � who also had a red corner notice againsthim - was caught last month in Mizoram.

The agency has also issued a notice against BiswagiThorai, a 26-year-old woman, also believed to be inBangladesh. According to the Interpol website, the duo wasinvolved in "use of weapons, explosives and terrorism".

CBI sources said today the agency would move Interpolshortly seeking notices against at least three more fugitives- Tarun Swargiary, Tensu Narzary alia Thungri Boro and JDaimary.

They are also reportedly hiding in the neighbouringcountry after arrest warrants were issued against them by aspecial judicial magistrate in Guwahati, the sources said.

The CBI in May, 2009 had filed a chargesheet against19 people, including NDFB founder-chairman Ranjan Daimary, inthe October 30 serial blasts in Assam.

Filed at the court of the special judicial magistratein Guwahati, the 35-page chargesheet names 828 witnesses andlists 762 documents, including post-mortem reports,confessional statements of those apprehended and details ofcalls made by some of the accused, among other things.

Eighty-eight persons had died in nine serial blasts inGuwahati, Barpeta Road, Kokrajhar and Bongaigaon on October30, 2008. The number of listed injured is 540.

Charges have been framed against the accused undervarious sections of the Indian Penal Code, ExplosivesSubstances Act, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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