|KPLT C-in-C killed in intra-party clash|
DIPHU, May 5 – Commander-in-chief of Karbi People’s Liberation Tiger (KPLT) Tarzan Blaing Hansey was reportedly killed on May 2 last in its hideout inside Tarapung forest under Chokihola Police Station.
Police sources said as per information received from the nearby villages, it was reported that Hansey had been killed during an intra-party clash.
BB Chetri, SP, Karbi Anglong told reporters today: “We are yet to recover the dead body of Blaing Hansey, till then I cannot confirm you officially. We have information about the incident having taken place deep inside the forest, we are trying to unearth the fact.”
According to reliable sources, on the night of May 2, Blaing allegedly attempted to shoot one of his companions. In retaliation his associate opened fire killing Tarzan Blaing on the spot, while three of his bodyguards received bullet injury.