As the pressure continuously mounting over the insurgent groups after the relentless operation against them by the Security Forces, one hardcore ASAK cadre came forward to join the main stream.
A trained cadre of ASAK surrendered before BSF in presence of Brig. (Retd) U.P. S. Pathania, DIG, BSF, Sector Tura on Wednesday afternoon without arms. The surrendered militant has been identified as Komal Ch Marak.
He confessed that he met Reading T. Sangma, former C-In-C ASAK in the year 2013, who motivated him to join ASAK. After that he worked for ASAK outfit as Arms courier and guide for infiltration/ex-filtration into Bangladesh. He also underwent training at Hajongpara, in Bangladesh in the year 2013. During the training, he learnt handling of various weapons like Carbine, AK Series and Pistol.
Further revealed that he received arms consignment, accessories and camouflaged dress from Rajiv and Sanjay Sangma at Mymensingh, (Bangladesh) and delivered the consignments to ASAK group at Kondok reserve forest since his joining the outfit. He also guided/assisted ASAK cadres for infiltration / ex-filtration into Bangladesh at many occasions.
Komal Ch Marak has been closely associated with various notorious and trans-border criminals like Sanjay Sangma, Rupon Marak, Nelson D. Sangma, Bheas Ch Sangma, Nirmal R. Marak. Resel Miya and Santo Rema. They were involved in various trans-border crimes like kidnapping of businessmen from Mankachar, Coal owner, Coal drivers and various passengers playing between Baghmara to Dalu on NH-51.
A surrender ceremony was organized at Dobasipara, Tura. BSF has been putting sincere efforts to bring the misguided youth of Garo Hills to the mainstream. His family members also played important role to bring him back to mainstream