Union Home Ministry handed over the murder incident of BSF Jawan, which took place at Rammanipara under Ananda Bazar Police station, Damchhera North Tripura District, to National Investigating Agency (NIA).
Ministry takes this decision as the Tripura Government requested to do so.
Notably in August 19, 2022 around 8:50 am banned militant outfit NLFT attacked on the BSF of Battalion no 145 from the other side of the Tripura-Bangladesh international border. One BSF jawan namely Girjesh Kumar (53) died in this incident.
The incident took place at Shimnapur in bordering Dhamcherra under Anandabazar police station in North Tripura district close to remote Khantlang BOP which is tri-junction border area of Tripura Mizoram and Bangladesh.
After the incident during investigation Tripura Police found international involvement in this incident and accordingly the state government has decide to hand over this matter to NIA.
This attack was organized under the leadership of self styled Leftenant of NLFT Bikram Bahadur Jamatia.
After considering all the matters Central Government decides to hand over this case to NIA.
NLFT had been banned in 1997 under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act UAPA.