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Incidents and Statements involving MULTA: 2015



Nature of incident

February 16


An NIA source stated that MULTA leader Abdur Rahman, who had fled Assam, was traced to Karachi.ISI helped him flee country as they wanted Rahman to command operations in the region from there without any risk. He also added that MULTA and the ISI have been working together to create disturbance in the region. The source said "Rahman was once caught from the Chapori area in Dhubri district in 2009. But he managed to escape. Pakistan appears to be intentionally propping up MULTA so that fundamentalist forces here can be aided. Abdur Rahman is also believed to have close links with ULFA-I.

March 8


SFs arrested an unidentified MULTA militant from Baijer Alga village in Dhubri District. A 9 mm pistol along with four rounds of ammunition was recovered from his possession.

March 10 NS

State's Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rockybul Hussain informed that currently eight militant outfits were active in the State, including MULTA.

March 11 Dhubri

SFs arrested a MULTA cadre, Nur Ali rom his residence in Dhubri District. A 9mm pistol, four rounds of live ammunition.

March 19


SFs arrested two MULTA militants in Lakhipur area of Goalpara District. SFs recovered FICN with a face value of INR 200,000 and two pistols from the two militants.

March 23


Panchayat & Rural Development Minister Rakibul Hussain informed the State Assembly that militant had killed 195 civilians and four police personnel in Assam during 2014.

Hussain informed the House that eight militant organizations are active in the state as on date -NDFB-IKS , ULFA-I, KPLT, KLO, HuM-Assam unit, MULTA, CPI-Maoist and JMB As many as 13 militant groups have declared Suspension of Operation which include NDFB-PTF, NDFB-RD, ULFA-PTF, AANLA etc. Among the eight active organizations, NDFB-IKS has about 250-270 cadres, followed by ULFA-I with 240 cadres and MULTA with 140 cadres. The remaining five outfits have cadre strength ranging from 70 to 20. As many as 6082 violent incidents have been perpetrated by these eight active outfits in the state since 1991 to present, of which ULFA has carried out highest 3632 incidents, followed by NDFB with 2231 incidents. As many as 2059 arms have been recovered from these eight outfits since 1991, of which 1376 belonged to ULFA and 561 to NDFB. No arms belonging to JMB have been recovered yet.

Hussain further informed that as many as 19, 939 leaders and cadres of these eight outfits have been arrested since 1991 till date, with the ULFA accounting for the highest number (14982) of arrests, followed by NDFB's 4059. No cadre or leader of HuM has been arrested yet.

March 25


SFs arrested an unidentified MULTA militant at Modati in Kokrajhar District.

May 1 Dhubri

SFs arrested three militants in two separate operations conducted in Kokrajhar and Dhubri Districts. The lone NDFB-IKS militant was arrested from Kokrajhar while two militants belonging to MULTA were arrested from Fakirganj area of Dhubri.The NDFB-IKS militant was identified as Jwngdao Basumatary.

May 11


SFs, launched an operation, and arrested a MULTA militant, identified as Waidur Rehman, from Musalmanpara village in Gossaigaon sub-division of Kokrajhar District.

July 25


SFs arrested a MULTA militant, identified as Shah Alam, in Dhubri District. He was actively involved in extortion, abduction, smuggling of arms, ammunition and FICN incident. SFs recovered a revolver and some live ammunition from the detained militant, sources added.



Source:Compiled from news reports and are provisional.






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