Guwahati, May 7: The banned United Liberation Front of Assam- Independent (ULFA-I) today claimed to have awarded ‘death sentence’ to two of its cadres – Sanjib Sharma alias Rishabh Asom and Dhanjit Das alias Rupak Asom – on charges working as ‘spies’ to Assam Police as well as India Army.
In a statement issued to the media here the ULFA-I claimed that it had punished the two cadres who had infiltrated the ranks of the outfit as ‘spies’ of Assam Police and India Army (colonial Indian forces) and the punishment was carried out this morning.
The ULFA-I also released a video in which both the cadres who have been killed by the outfit, have confessed to have worked as spies of Assam Police and Indian Army against the ULFA ‘at the instigation of Assam Police and Indian Army and also in lure of money.
They have also made an appeal to rest of the youths in Assam to refrain from committing such a grave mistake, for which they are being punished with death by the ULFA-I, of working as a spy against ULFA-I.
The ULFA-I had earlier issued another video in which Sanjb Sharma (spy) had confessed to have infiltrated the ULFA-I ranks at the instigation of Assam Police and India Army and for which he was promised a hefty sum of money by a particular Assam Police official. He also confessed to having worked for Assam Police and Indian Army on many occasions in the past.
Assam Chief Minister, Dr Himanta Biswa Sharma once again appealed to the ULFA-I a few days back to come forward for dialogue with the government to find a permanent solution to the problem and called upon the youths of Assam not to flock to the ranks of the banned outfit risking their lives and causing agony to their family and friends as there were many other legitimate ways to serve the motherland.