ULFA [Inedpendent] leader Dipen Saud alias Ramen Nath alias Jishnu Assam was killed in an encounter with the Police in Bongaigaon district today morning.
Another cadre named Padum Rai is detained from the spot.
Meanwhile, the outfit’s source said that Saud committed suicide shooting in his head after ordering his bodyguard to surrender.
It is to be mentioned that, late Dipen Saud was appointed as the Commander-in-charge of the outfit’s Western Command after the outfit’s dreaded deputy Commander Drishti Asom alias Drishti Rajkhowa alias Manoj Rabha abandoned the outfit with permission of Paresh Baruah.
Assam Police DGP briefed about the encounter in his Twitter handle.
Police-Ulfa encounter at Besimari (Manikpur PS) in Bongaigaon District took place just some time back.
ULFA (I) Commander Western Command, recently appointed to replace Drishti Rajkhowa, SS Col Dwipen Saud appears dead with bullet injury. He’s being taken to the hospital now.
— DGP Assam (@DGPAssamPolice) April 29, 2021