A veteran paramilitary officer serving with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the North East, Rajnish Rai on 24 May,alleged that an encounter in Chirang district in Assam in which the security forces killed two alleged terrorists, was staged.
Rai wrote a letter to Assam Chief Secretary V. K. Pipersenia saying that the security forces inducted a fake encounter in Simlaguri village, in which two suspected members of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) were killed.
On March 30, it was reported that two NDFB(s) terrorists were killed and a large quantity of arms and ammunition from their possession following an encounter were seized by the police.
The terrorists had been identified as Lukus Narzary and David Islary. It has been reported that both of them trained in Myanmar.