Resubelpara (Meghalaya ): Cherando Marak , an ULFA cadre hailing from Boko in the North east Indian state of Assam surrendered before the Police on Monday . He surrendered in presence of Addl. SP Rituraj Ravi, DSP- HQ Nikcheng Ch Momin and church leaders.
Cherando joined in ULFA in 2002, when he met Bitu, Marthin & Areng ( 3 of whom were killed in an encounter with Army). Later, he met ULFA CNC ,Paresh Baruah and Dristy Rajkhowa who took him to Bangladesh for arms training.
After completion of his training in Bangladesh he returned to India and his main job was to transport arms and was considered as an asset to the banned outfit .
He had earlier surrendered to Army in 2008 . The army had strategically taken him to Rangiya Army Camp and kept him in their campus for 4 months before he escaped in November last year .
He was again arrested by Assam Police and released on bail. After his bail his former colleagues kept on using him for militant activities till he got in touch with some church members who persuaded him to give up arms and come to the mainstream .
“I have have finally decided to walk on a right path” said Cherando after surrendering to the Police on Monday .