ULFA leader Anup Chetia in 5 days CBI custody

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New Delhi,November 18: ULFA leader Anup Chetia was remanded in five days CBI custody by the Special Judicial Magistrate CBI, Assam, in connection with a 1998 murder case after he was brought to Guwahati on Wednesday.

"The CBI lawyers had asked for 14 days custody. We presented our side. The court forwarded Golap Baruah alias Anup Chetia to five days CBI custody, lawyer Bijon Mahajan said."

He said, "Baruah was arrested under CBI RC (Regular Case) No. 4(S)/88 in connection with a murder incident in 1998 in Golaghat (Assam)."

After he was handed over to India by Bangladesh, where he spent 18 years in jail, and brought to Delhi on November 11, Chetia was arrested the next day by CBI which took a six-day transit remand there, the lawyer said.

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