BOKAJAN, June 28: In another setback to IK Songbijit led Peoples’ Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK), the police and the army arrested another hardcore extremist an “area commander” of the outfit in a joint operation from a remote village of Panjan under Chokihola police station in Karbi Anglong district on Sunday.
The “area commander” has been identified as Bonet Teron alias Waisong Teron alias Denja (35), son of Sansiram Teron, a resident of Poisa Ingti village, Panjan under Chokihola police station.
Denja is reportedly the “sergeant major” of the outfit. Several war like items including IED, detonators and batteries have been recovered from his possession.
A couple of weeks back, the police arrested four extremists of PDCK including former “army chief” and “home secretary” Francis Terang alias David Mukrang, “Sergent” Naman Rishi Rengma alias Akhevi Rengma and two new recruits from a hideout under Dolamora police station in Karbi Anglong.
Earlier in February, 2019, another hardcore cadre of PDCK Welson Terang alias Mongwe Terang was arrested by the police from Barlangfer area along Karbi Anglong-Hojai border. Welson was a former associated KPLT and was arrested twice in 2013 and 2015.