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NDFB terrorist involved in Assam violence convicted for life

Updated: Jul 08, 2016 16:49 IST

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) terrorist Pradip Brahma, who was involved in a massacre of eight persons in Gosaigaon Police Station of Kokrajhar district of Assam was today convicted for life by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court in Guwahati.

He was earlier arrested and chargesheeted by the NIA.

The Bodos are an indigenous tribe in Assam. It is about 10 percent its population of 44 million people.

Insurgency in Northeast India is ongoing for decades involving several rebel groups.

In 2012, violence between Bodo tribal people and Muslims resulted in 108 deaths. (ANI)