Assam Police Special DGP (Law & Order) GP Singh tweeted, “13 cadres of proscribed CPI-M joined mainstream today – leaving the path of violence behind – at Dibrugarh and Cachar. They are associates of CPI-M leader Aru Kumar Bhattacharjee @ Kanchan da who was arrested earlier this year by Assam police. ”
Recently, Assam police had arrested Cachar district’s resident Dharitri Sharma for alleged links with Maoist.
In March this year, Assam police arrested two Maoist leaders. The CPI Maoist has been making attempts to spread the root of their organization in Assam in general and north east in particular.
Assam police had earlier stated the CPI Maoist has been making attempts to spread the root of their organization in Assam in general and north east in particular. There has been a lot of fund flows from the Eastern Regional Bureau to further the activities in Assam and Arun Kr Bhattacharjee has been assigned the task to take the command of Assam and North Eastern Region. “The arrested Arun Kr Bhattacharjee was an ex-MCC Special Committee Member till 2004 and after that Central Committee Member of CPI (Maoist) till date. He was found in possession of cash amount of Rs 3, 60000 being the proceeds of terrorism and other incriminating articles. The CPI (Maoist) is an organization prescribed as per the first schedule of UA (P) Act, 1967″.
Police added they wanted to create a red corridor in Northeast states to wage war in a coordinated way with other organizations with similar ideology besides setting up a core committee in Assam to facilitate the command and control of the organization.